The Resource Landsborough's exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with especial reference to the settlement of available country, edited by James Stuart Laurie; with a chart, and a systematic arrangement of Carpentarian plants by F. Mueller

Landsborough's exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with especial reference to the settlement of available country, edited by James Stuart Laurie; with a chart, and a systematic arrangement of Carpentarian plants by F. Mueller

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Landsborough's exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with especial reference to the settlement of available country
Title
Landsborough's exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with especial reference to the settlement of available country
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Stuart Laurie; with a chart, and a systematic arrangement of Carpentarian plants by F. Mueller
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Account of Burke and Wills rescue expeditions from Gulf of Carpentaria to Mt Stuart and to Melbourne; includes general references to Aborigines as guides and encountered on expeditions; p.12. footnote on language variability includes brief sample dialogue in pigeon English; 54-56 extended footnote on Aboriginal origins, comparable intelligence, high courage, bush skills, disregard of possessions and money, corroboree, fighting and weapons, association of conflict with food abundance - reference to Bunya bunya harvest, exchange of wives
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Cataloging source
ABN:1
Citation location within source
11330
Citation source
Ferguson
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1825-1886
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Landsborough, William
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1825-1896
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Laurie, James Stuart
  • Mueller, Ferdinand
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fisherman
  • Jemmy
  • Warren, Jacky
  • Wittin
  • Burke and Wills Expedition,
  • Landsborough Expedition
  • Plants
  • Australia
Label
Landsborough's exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with especial reference to the settlement of available country, edited by James Stuart Laurie; with a chart, and a systematic arrangement of Carpentarian plants by F. Mueller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This little volume was chiefly dictated, with the help of materials recorded in the log-book of the journey, by Mr. Landsborough himself." -- Note by the editor
Control code
000003587343
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
vi, 123 p., [1] folded leaf of plate
Other physical details
map
Label
Landsborough's exploration of Australia from Carpentaria to Melbourne, with especial reference to the settlement of available country, edited by James Stuart Laurie; with a chart, and a systematic arrangement of Carpentarian plants by F. Mueller
Publication
Note
"This little volume was chiefly dictated, with the help of materials recorded in the log-book of the journey, by Mr. Landsborough himself." -- Note by the editor
Control code
000003587343
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
vi, 123 p., [1] folded leaf of plate
Other physical details
map

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