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

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Banfield, Edmund James (1852-1923)
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Edmund James Banfield (1852-1923), author and naturalist, was born on 4 September 1852 at Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England, son of Jabez Walter Banfield (1820-1899), printer, and his wife Sarah Ann,...

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Edmund James Banfield lived on Dunk Island 1897-1923. He kept an erratic diary of nature observations, which he used as the basis for articles and books. His most famous work was "The Confessions of a Beachcomber" (published London, 1908).

Born Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England, 4 September 1852. Died Dunk Island, 2 June 1923. Reporter and printer's assistant, "Ararat Advertiser" (his father's newspaper); Melbourne "Age" and Sydney "Daily Telegraph" 1870s; reporter and sub-editor, "Townsville Daily Bulletin" 1882-97; retired because of ill health to Dunk Island, where he corresponded with naturalists all over the world, and wrote books and articles, including articles for North Queensland newspapers and "Queensland Geographical Journal".

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On the arrival of the steamer Innisfail at Townsville on June 6 from the North, Captain Robertson reported the death of Mr. Edmund James Banfield, at Dunk Island, at 1 o'clock on Saturday afternoon,...

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  1. The confessions of a beachcomber / E.J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book, Audio book : 1908-2006 ]
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    The confessions of a beachcomber / E.J. Banfield
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  2. The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E.J. Banfield ; with an introduction by A.H. Chisholm
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1908-1991 ]
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    The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E.J. Banfield ; with an introduction by A.H. Chisholm
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  3. A different drummer : the story of E.J. Banfield, the beachcomber of Dunk Island / by Michael Noonan
    Noonan, Michael, 1921-2000
    [ Book, Audio book : 1983-1986 ]
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  4. Last leaves from Dunk Island / E.J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1925-2003 ]
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  5. My tropic isle / by E.J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1910-2003 ]
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  6. The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E. J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1908-2003 ]
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  7. Further confessions of the beachcomber / E.J. Banfield ; selected and edited by James G. Porter
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1983 ]
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  8. Tropic days / by E. J. Banfield ... with 37 illustrations
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923.
    [ Book : 1918-2003 ]
    Languages: English;enk, [1 other]
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  9. Tropic days / by E. J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1918-1919 ]
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  10. The gentle art of beachcombing : a collection of writings / by E.J. Banfield ; edited by Michael Noonan
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1989 ]
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  1. The confessions of a beachcomber / E.J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book, Audio book : 1908-2006 ]
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  2. The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E.J. Banfield ; with an introduction by A.H. Chisholm
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1908-1991 ]
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    The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E.J. Banfield ; with an introduction by A.H. Chisholm
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  3. A different drummer : the story of E.J. Banfield, the beachcomber of Dunk Island / by Michael Noonan
    Noonan, Michael, 1921-2000
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    A different drummer : the story of E.J. Banfield, the beachcomber of Dunk Island / by Michael Noonan
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  4. Last leaves from Dunk Island / E.J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
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  5. My tropic isle / by E.J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
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  6. The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E. J. Banfield
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
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    The confessions of a beachcomber : scenes and incidents in the career of an unprofessional beachcomber in tropical Queensland / by E. J. Banfield
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  7. Further confessions of the beachcomber / E.J. Banfield ; selected and edited by James G. Porter
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923
    [ Book : 1983 ]
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  8. [Biographical cuttings on Edmund James Banfield, Dunk Island's Beachcomber, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  9. Tropic days / by E. J. Banfield ... with 37 illustrations
    Banfield, E. J. (Edmund James), 1852-1923.
    [ Book : 1918-2003 ]
    Languages: English;enk, [1 other]
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  10. Sea-tracks of the Speejacks round the world / by Dale Collins
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