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Australasiatic reminiscences of twenty-three years' wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias : including travels with Dr. Leichhardt in north or tropical Australia / by Daniel Bunce
Bib ID 1222310
Format BookBook
Author
Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
 
Description Melbourne : J.T. Hendy, 1857 
iii, 216 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 port. ; 18 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1918.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5029.

Summary

Chap.4; incidents in relation to the Aborigines at Hobart town; Chap.8; Tasmania - womens life, body decoration, clothing and scarification; Chap.9; Native chiefs with Buckley, the Wild white man; Chap.11; Journey to Westernport with natives (Derrimut, Benbow and Yammabook), foods - kangaroo and native porcupine; duties of women; Chap.12; Leichhardts journey, native names of flowers, fruits, etc. (Condamine River area); foods, treacherous natives near Fitzroy Downs.

Notes

Errata after contents.

Library's FER F7664 (FC) copy in original paper boards; front cover bears the booksellers label of A.B. Scott, Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Library's NK1918 copy in blue box bearing the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1857/9); rebound in paper boards.

Library's NK5029 copy in green box bearing the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1857/31); inscribed in ink, 13 June 1860 on front fly leaf and with the name of a previous owner on half title: "Thomas Edwin P[?] Gift of Louis Fishell, Melbourne Australia Sept. 20th / 59".

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1918, NK5029.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 7664

Subjects Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848.  |  Leichhardt Expedition, (1846-1847)  |  Botany -- Queensland.  |  Botany -- Tasmania.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Gathering - Honey.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Food.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Food - Meat - Kangaroo / Wallaby.  |  Food - Meat - Echidna.  |  Hunting.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Queensland -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Tasmania -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Victoria -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Hobart (SE Tas SK55-08)  |  Western Port (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Condamine River (SE Qld SG56)
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Bunces Australasiatic reminiscences.

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