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An die Zürcherische Jugend, auf das Jahr 1804 / von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 6. Stück
Bib ID 3081219
Format BookBook
Author
Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich
 
Description [Zürich : The Society], 1804 
16 p., [1] leaf of plate : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Notes

Caption title.

For children.

Entire issue devoted to all aspects of New Holland.

Publication for children that deals exclusively with Australia. The author reports about Cook's voyages and then about the founding of the colony in Port Jackson, the life of the aborigines, fauna and flora.

The engraving depicts the landing of a rowboat from the English fleet, whilst the aboriginal Australians fish or hold spears. Vignette shows a lyrebird and a wombat.

The entire serial publication, An die zürcherische Jugend auf das Jahr ... , was issued in 72 parts, 1. Stück (1799) - 72. Stück (1870).

Text in Gothic type.

Both Library's SR and SRq copies imperf. lack covers.

Subjects Australia - History - To 1788 - Juvenile literature.  |  Australia - History - 1788-1851 - Juvenile literature.  |  Australia - Description and travel - Juvenile literature.  |  Australian
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