In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses
Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period. Most of his work focuses on the Australian bush.
Among his famous works are: In the Days When the World Was Wide (1896), While the Billy Boils (1896), Over the Sliprails (1900), On the Track (1900), Joe Wilson and His Mates (1901), Children of the Bush (1902), and The Rising of the Court (1910).