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Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James) 1852-1923

Overview
Works: 65 works in 267 publications in 3 languages and 1,473 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DU280.D7, 919.43
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Most widely held works by E. J Banfield
The confessions of a beachcomber; scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland by E. J Banfield( Book )

42 editions published between 1908 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular account of life on Dunk Island; Early contacts of whites and natives; Description of natives - cicatrization, nasal septum pierced; p.38; Method of climbing trees; p.143; Treatment of venomous wounds; p.152; Hunting of dugong, turtle, trepang; Use of remora; p.242; Construction of bark canoe; p.246; Cooking of turtle; p.250; Types of food; p.253; Location and details of two galleries of rock art; p.260; Manufacture of shell implements; p.261; Message sticks; p.270; Fishing techniques; Legends; Corroboree described; p.277; Method of catching crocodile; Weapons; Cosmogony; Marriage laws; Tribal conflict; Burial and mourning; p.305; Games; Narcotics; Belief in evil spirits; Clothing; Social relationships; p.311; Smoke signals; Magic
My tropic isle by E. J Banfield( Book )

53 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confessions of a beachcomber by E. J Banfield( Book )

38 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confessions of a beachcomber has been celebrated by romantics the world over as everyone's ideal of living on a deserted tropical island. Today, it's scientific detail of the area's unique beauty earns it a special place among naturalists. Humorous and anecdotal, philosophical and poetic, this is a delightful ode to a paradise found. An introduction by Banfield's biographer Michael Noonan sets the scene for the story of a man who escaped to the island and "shook the dust of civilisation off his feet"
Tropic days by E. J Banfield( Book )

26 editions published between 1918 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A different drummer : the story of E.J. Banfield, the beachcomber of Dunk Island by Michael Noonan( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pages 85-87 refers to Tom, (portrait p. 164) one of four remaining descendants of four hundred who had lived on Dunk Island before clashes with Europeans; his Indigenous knowledge; pp. 161-169 refer to hunting, gathering and fishing; death; rock /cave art; corroborees and Government settlements
The gentle art of beachcombing : a collection of writings by E. J Banfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confessions of a beachcomber; scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland. With a map and 51 illustrations by E. J Banfield( )

4 editions published between 1908 and 1913 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beachcomber's paradise : selections from the writings of E.J. Banfield by E. J Banfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further confessions of the beachcomber by E. J Banfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bekentenissen van een strandvonder : het leven op mijn tropisch eiland by E. J Banfield( Book )

6 editions published between 1913 and 2018 in Dutch and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last leaves from Dunk Island by E. J Banfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of E.J. Banfield of life on Dunk Island (Coonanglebah); includes a map and list of Dunk Island place names; accounts of some of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people he encountered; the story of Billy Too-gal's ghost
Within the barrier : tourists' guide to the North Queensland Coast by E. J Banfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1906 and 1907 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidence in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland by E. J Banfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Confessions of a Beachcomber: scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland ... With a map and 53 illustrations by E. J Banfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1908 and 1923 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Townsville illustrated : together with a short historical sketch of the city from its earliest days, and some of its latest statistics( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tropic days, by E.J. Banfield ... with 37 illustrations by E. J Banfield( )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last Leaves from Dunk Island ... [Edited] with an introduction by A.H. Chisholm. [With plates, including portraits.] by E. J Banfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blacks as fishermen : experiments, devices, stratagems by E. J Banfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1909 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use of weirs, fishtraps, spears, boomerangs, seine nets, harpoon and line; Manufacture and methods of use; Eels and method of capture; Permanent fish trap on Georgina R. Weir on Hinchinbrook; Use of narcotics and poisons; Pearl and tortoise shell hooks described; (Dunk, Darnley Is.) Fly fishing
The Torres Straits route from Queensland to England by the British-India Steam Navigation Company's royal mail steamer "Chyebassa" by E. J Banfield( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dunk Island : its general characteristics by E. J Banfield( )

2 editions published in 1908 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.59; Ability of Aborigines to convert poisonous bean of Moreton Bay chestnut into food; p.60; Rock paintings of animals noted; p.62; Native population 40 years ago estimated
 
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Alternative Names
Banfield, E. J

Banfield, E. J. 1852-1923

Banfield, Edmund James

Banfield, Edmund James 1852-1923

Banfield, Ted 1852-1923

Edmund James Banfield British-born Australian writer, journalist and naturalist

Edmund James Banfield Brits journalist (1852-1923)

Edmund James Banfield periodista australianu (1852–1923)

ادموند چيمس بانفيلد

エドマンド・バンフィールド

バンフィールド, E. J.

Languages
English (204)

Dutch (6)

Japanese (2)