This collection consists of marked-up printer’s copy for While the Billy Boils (1896) held by the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales (in two bound volumes, A1867 and A1868) . All but two of the fifty-two stories published in the 1896 collection are present: see the Introduction to Henry Lawson, While the Billy Boils: The Original Newspaper Versions, ed. Paul Eggert with explanatory notes by Elizabeth Webby.

For more information, see the Henry Lawson project

The images are courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales

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