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Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia... during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847

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Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia... during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847
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Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia... during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847
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v.1, p.44-45; Camboli & Nadbuck, natives of Murray River & Lake Victoria join party as guides; p.7980; Lake Bonney area - small groups contacted; p.83-85; Account of corroboree (dance given by Darling River tribe to Murray River tribe); p.90; Pulcanti & 16 others join expedition; p.92-3; Native camp, Rufus River; p.98-101; Nadbuck rejoined party with Toonda; p.104-107; Information of Darling River attack on white overland party, Ana-branch tribe, native weir, fishing net; p.109110; Large encampment Darling River; p.115-116; 48 natives in camp, kangaroo prepared for cooking (Darling River); p.127-135; Making bark canoes, Laidleys Ponds, Williorara people - food, fish, caterpillars, roots etc.; p.137-140; Cawndilla tribe - disposition; p.145-160; Visit of Boocolo (chief or elder), theft & recovery of flag, native well, Coonbaralba or Murnco Murnco, running down, killing, cooking & eating 2 native dogs; p.161-163; Pit dug for a talperos, glut of fish (Darling River); p.166; Parnari water hole; p.175; Rocky Glen camp, waterholes, well; p.209-210; Poor condition of group at Floods Creek; p.226-234; Acacia seeds as food, fires, huts described (Floods Creek); p.254; Description of shelters; p.261-274; Grinding stones, bags, nets, firesticks; Muddy Creek area circumcision, tooth avulsion; p.294-298; Firing of grass, lizards eaten, cooking; Mount Lyell family group, circumcision, tooth avulsion; p.314- 318; Emaciated native, name for fish, Depot Creek; p.339-349; Jerboa hunting party, cooking in hot sand, body scarification, drinking & use of fat; p.368-370; Women gathering seeds, huts, body painting; p.385-388; Description of huts, wells; p.407; Digging for roots Salt Lagoon, gathering seeds; v.2, p.6-7; Eyres Creek native wells; p.36; Wild fowl traps, Coopers Creek; p.57; Native grave mound (Coopers Creek); p.63-81; Sign language, fish nets, Roans Plains, physical description; p.118- 119; Eye inflamation among Willierara & Cawndilla tribes; p.134-141; Appearance, reason for poor birthrate, infanticide, habitations, foods; p.211- 215; Moorundi tribe early clashes with Europeans; p.274-286; Character, diseases, special needs, displacement of tribes & groups, suggestions for future; includes Mr. Kennedys survey of the River Victoria, brief mention of contacts; Appendices include types of animals, birds, rocks & botanical specimens ( reference tool)
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Also available electronically at Project Gutenberg: http://gutenberg.net.au/explorers-journals.html
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1795-1869
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Sturt, Charles
Date time place
1964
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Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia, 1965:Australiana Facsimile Editions no.5
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Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia... during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847
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http://freeread.com.au/ebooks/e00058.html
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Facsimile reprint. Originally published London : T. & W. Boone, 1849
Control code
M0045997
Dimensions
23 cm + 2 col. maps in separate case.
Edition
facsimile ed.
Extent
2 v.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
2986-8
System control number
0065995
Label
Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia... during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847
Link
http://freeread.com.au/ebooks/e00058.html
Publication
Note
Facsimile reprint. Originally published London : T. & W. Boone, 1849
Control code
M0045997
Dimensions
23 cm + 2 col. maps in separate case.
Edition
facsimile ed.
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
2986-8
System control number
0065995

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