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Two expeditions into the interior of southern Australia, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831 : with observations on the soil, climate, and general resources of the colony of New South Wales / by Charles Sturt
Bib ID 1090842
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869
 
Online Versions
Description London : Smith, Elder, 1833 
2 volumes (lxxx, 219; 271 pages) : illustrations (some colour), 2 maps ; 23 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3041.

Summary

Encounters with natives; (1). Down Macquarie River, Darling River - natives starving; Advice on how to treat Aborigines (2). Down Murrumbidgee & Murray Rivers; Physical description of natives, eating habits and taboos, population of Murrumbidgee (approx. l00); Natives in diseased condition; Fish nets across the Murray, types of spears; (2nd. ed. 1834. 2v.)

Notes

Bird plates are hand coloured.

National Library of Australia's Robinson and Nan Kivell copies carry advertisements.

National Library of Australia's FC F1704 copy has uncut pages and bears the spine title: Sturt's expeditions in Australia.

National Library of Australia's FRM F1704 N copy full bound in purple leather with with spine title: Strut's [ie Sturt's] southern Australia.

National Library of Australia FRM F1704 NL copy ex Railway Institute Library, Redfern Sydney; half bound in brown leather with marbled boards.

National Library of Australia's NK3041 copy, both volumes are inscribed in ink, "Annabella Wood to G and E Shand" and bear the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1833/32).

National Library of Australia's Robinson 296 copy bears the bookplate of W.S. Robinson, with volume 1 inscribed in ink, "To Vosborn from the author with his best wishes. July 16th 1833".

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1704 (longer introduction in v.1 (lxxx), without advertisements) and 1704a variant (pagination order, shorter introduction in v.1 (xxx), advertisements).

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://setis.library.usyd.edu.au/ozlit/pdf/p00096.pdf

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1704

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1704a

Subjects Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Avoidance.  |  Demography.  |  Environment - Land management - Soil resources.  |  Environment - Climate and weather.  |  Fishing - Fish nets.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Food - Seafood - Fish.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Discovery and exploration.  |  New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration.  |  South Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Murrumbidgee River (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Macquarie River (N NSW SH55, SI55)  |  Murrumbidgee River (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Adelaide (SE SA SI54-09)  |  Macquarie River (N NSW SH55, SI55)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)  |  Adelaide (SE SA SI54-09)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)

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FC F1704
Copy: Ferguson (FC) collection (hbk) v. 1
Label: Sturt's expeditions in Australia
Special Collections Reading Room
FC F1704
Copy: Ferguson (FC) collection (hbk) v. 2
Label: Sturt's expeditions in Australia
Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F1704
Copy: N copy (hbk) v. 2
Label: Strut's [ie Sturt's] southern Australia
Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F1704
Copy: N copy (hbk) v. 1
Label: Strut's [ie Sturt's] southern Australia
Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F1704
Copy: NL copy (ex Railway Institute Library, hbk) v. 2
Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F1704
Copy: NL copy (ex Railway Institute Library, hbk) v. 1
Special Collections Reading Room
NK3041
Copy: Nan Kivell Collection copy (hbk)
Special Collections Reading Room
ROBINSON 296
Copy: Robinson Collection copy (hbk)
Special Collections Reading Room

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