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Adam Lindsay Gordon memorial volume

Adam Lindsay Gordon

Adam Lindsay Gordon memorial volume

by Adam Lindsay Gordon

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Published by Lothian Pub. Co. in Melbourne, Sydney .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Edward A. Vidler.
ContributionsVidler, Edward A.
The Physical Object
Paginationlvi, 234 p., [20] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16811183M

Join this Vicfix campaign to review the colourful life and poetry of our national bard. Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.. About Adam Lindsay Gordon. Police officer, poet, jockey, politician – Adam Lindsay Gordon (–70) travelled many roads in his short life.   Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it.

Poems / Adam Lindsay Gordon. Gordon, Adam Lindsay, –70, Australian poet, b. the Azores. In he went to South Australia, where he joined the mounted police and later became famous as a steeplechase rider and horse owner.

The poetry of Adam Lindsay Gordon ". headstrong, reckless, extrovert, mounted trooper in the bushranger country, the finest amateur steeplechase rider in the Australian colonies, a champion boxer, athlete and swimmer Gordon was unfortunate in love and feckless in . NORTH FLY RUBBER PTY LTD ANNUAL REPORT THE ADAM LINDSAY GORDON MEMORIAL VOLUME by Vidler, Edward A. (Ed) The Nubbler by Ayres Pam Kaywana Blood by Edgar Mittelholzer.

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"One thousand copies of the memorial edition of the poetic works ofAdam Lindsay Gordon have been printed, the type distributed, and the blocks destroyed. The number of this copy is " Autographed by Charles R. Long, president, and P.C.E.

Widdop, secretary, of the Gordon memorial committee. : The Adam Lindsay Gordon Memorial Volume.: Quarto, original blue cloth, dustjacket with some loss at head of spine and a couple of other chips and tears, a very good clean copy, colour frontispiece and eighteen other illustrations in colour.

Dried wildflower 'Gathered from poet's English haunts' in acetate envelope tipped onto front pastedown. The statue commemorates the poet, Adam Lindsay Gordon.

The statue was erected by public subscription, and combines his love of poetry (book in left hand and pencil in right) with his greater fame (he wears riding boots, breeches and shirt rolled up and under the seat is a saddle and stirrups). Gordon won the Hunt Club Cup, the Metropolitan Steeplechase.

AIMS OF THE ADAM LINDSAY GORDON COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE INC.: Book - The Adam Lindsay Gordon Memorial Volume- Edited by Edward A Vidler.- Lothian Press Westminster Abbey Memorial Volume- Adam Lindsay Gordon- The Life and Best Poems of the Poet- Douglas Sladen- London Hutchinson and Co.

Ltd. Douglas Sladen, a life-long admirer, in his Adam Lindsay Gordon, The Westminster Abbey Memorial Volume has made a selection of 27 poems which occupy about 90 pages. Without subscribing to every poem selected it may be said that Gordon is most adequately represented in a sheaf of this kind.

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Gordon was born at Fayal in the Azores, son of Captain Adam Durnford Gordon who had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, both of whom were descended from Adam of Gordon of the ballad. Adam Lindsay Gordon. [GORDON.

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In Gordon settled in South Australia, in the Mount Gambier district and took a position with the South Australian Police force. He quickly gained a reputation as a sportsman, a boxer and an excellent, though often reckless horseman. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Adam Lindsay Gordon (19 Oct –24 Jun ), Find a Grave Memorial no.

citing Brighton General Cemetery, Caulfield South, Glen Eira City, Victoria, Australia ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, Adam Lindsay Gordon. London, Hutchinson & company., ltd., [].

Adam Lindsay Gordon, (born OctoFaial, Azores, Portugal—died JBrighton, Victoria, Australia), one of the first poets to write in a distinctly Australian idiom. The son of a retired military officer, Gordon was so wild as a youth that his father sent him from England to South Australia, where he became a horsebreaker and gained a reputation as a fine.

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Adam Lindsay Gordon was born in the Azores in On his family's return to England, Adam was a troublesome, restless boy. His father, puzzled by Adam's aimless, wild life, sent him to Australia in Adam Lindsay Gordon []: Born at Fayel in the Azores.

Son of an Officer in the English Army. It was hoped that Adam would follow in the family Army tradition. During the time he was a cadet there were no sign of any wars, so, following the trend of young men during this time he left the Army and emigrated to South Australia.

Gordon, Adam Lindsay, The poetical works of Adam Lindsay Gordon. (London: Ward, Lock, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Gordon, Adam Lindsay, Racing rhymes & other verses / (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., ), also by T.

Guen and John A. Seaverns Equine Collection (Tufts University) MMeT (page images at HathiTrust; US. Adam Lindsay Gordon (19 October – 24 June ) was an Australian poet, jockey and politician. Early life Gordon was born at Fayal in the Azores, son of Captain Adam Durnford Gordon who had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, both of whom were descended from Adam of Gordon of the ballad.

Captain Gordon, who had retired from the Bengal cavalry and. "AUSTRALIA'S LAUREATE" Adam Lindsay Gordon Memorial Volume Though it is more than half a century since Adam Lindsay Gordon's death, and whole schools of poets have flourished in Australia in Article: words.

Adam Lindsay Gordon, by descent a Scottish laird, was born on Portuguese soil at Fayal in the Azores on 19 October In the family returned to England. His parents were Adam Durnham Gordon and Harriet Gordon. They would have liked to.

Adam Lindsay Gordon: the life and best poems of the poet of Australia. London, Hutchinson, nd. Signed by author. hard cover. The Westminister Abbey memorial volume.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. 20 cm. Sdescription G. Good condition with shelf wear some rubbing and edge wear to covers, light soiling to page edges.

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A. L. [Adam Lindsay] Gordon, the well-known poet and gentleman steeplechase rider, had committed suicide by shooting himself in the scrub.