- 88 p. ; 21 cm.
- "Australian Studies e-Texts in Print" -- Back cover."Of the stories in this volume many have already appeared in the columns of the Bulletin, Town and country journal, Freeman's journal, and Australian star (Sydney), and the West Australian and Western mail (Perth)"--Pref."Originally published in Sydney by Angus and Robertson 1900"--T.p. verso.Contents: The songs they used to sing -- A vision of sandy blight -- Andy Page's rival -- The iron-bark chip -- Middleton's Peter -- The mystery of Dave Regan -- Mitchell on matrimony -- Mitchell on women -- No place for a woman -- Mitchell's jobs -- Bill, the ventriloquial rooster -- Bush cats -- Meeting old mates -- Two larrikins -- Mr Smellingscheck -- A rough shed -- Payable gold -- An oversight of Steelman's -- How Steelman told his story.