The Resource A sketch of the natural history of Australia : with some notes on sport, by Frederick G. Aflalo ; illustrated by F. Seth

A sketch of the natural history of Australia : with some notes on sport, by Frederick G. Aflalo ; illustrated by F. Seth

Label
A sketch of the natural history of Australia : with some notes on sport
Title
A sketch of the natural history of Australia
Title remainder
with some notes on sport
Statement of responsibility
by Frederick G. Aflalo ; illustrated by F. Seth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the name 'dingo' as being applied to settler's dogs, with Aboriginal dogs being called 'Warrigal', but the settlers call them by the former name p. 4; mentions stories of Aboriginal family practices with their children and dingo pups p. 4-5, 7; describes Aboriginal knowledge and practices with animals like tree-kangaroo or 'boongarry' p. 43, possum p. 49, platypus p. 78, echidna p. 82, parrots p. 121, lyre bird (called Bullan-Bullan) p. 132, bower birds p. 134, spotted diamond bird (called 'Weedupwee') p. 137, sparrow hawk (called 'Bil-bil') p. 145, mound builders p. 152, wild bee p. 264, land crabs p. 277
Member of
Cataloging source
VSL
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1870-1918
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Aflalo, Frederick G.
Dewey number
591.9/94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Macmillan's colonial library
Series volume
no. 302
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  • Natural history
  • Zoology
Label
A sketch of the natural history of Australia : with some notes on sport, by Frederick G. Aflalo ; illustrated by F. Seth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published simultaneously in Great Britain by MacMillan & Co
  • Includes index
Control code
000002904364
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxv, 307 p., [1] leaf of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)220235766
Label
A sketch of the natural history of Australia : with some notes on sport, by Frederick G. Aflalo ; illustrated by F. Seth
Publication
Note
  • Published simultaneously in Great Britain by MacMillan & Co
  • Includes index
Control code
000002904364
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxv, 307 p., [1] leaf of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)220235766

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