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A journey to Cooper's Creek / Hermann Beckler ; translated by Stephen Jeffries and Michael Kertesz ; edited and with an introduction by Stephen Jeffries
Bib ID 1417451
Format BookBook
Author
Beckler, Hermann, 1828-1914
 
Description Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press at the Miegunyah Press in association with the State Library of Victoria, 1993 
xlv, 205 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, port. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0522844847
Series

Miegunyah Press series ; no. 13.

Summary

Account by Beckler, the German botanical collector and doctor, of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition ; includes references to Aboriginal guides and other Aboriginal people encountered.

Notes

Original title page: Burke's expedition : a journey to Central Australia / Hermann Beckler.

Map affixed to inside back cover.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Beckler, Hermann, 1828-1914 -- Diaries.  |  Beckler, Hermann, 1828-1914 -- Diaries.  |  Burke and Wills Expedition, (1860-1861)  |  Botanists -- Australia -- Diaries.  |  Race relations.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)  |  Bilbarka (SW NSW SI54-08)  |  Duroadoo / Torowoto (NW NSW SH54-08)  |  Swan Hill map area (SW NSW SI54-16)  |  Wonamente Creek (NW NSW SH54-11)  |  Bodurga (W NSW SH54-15)  |  Menindee map area (NW NSW SI54-03)  |  Bulla (NW NSW SH55-13)  |  Swan Hill (NW Vic SI54-16)  |  Goningberri Ranges (NW NSW SH54-12)  |  Arumpo (SW NSW SI54-08)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Gogirga (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  Mutawintji / Mootwingee / Mutanie (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  Coopers Creek (NE QLD SE55-14)  |  Australia.  |  Melbourne map area (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Kurliatto / Koorliatto Creek (NW NSW SH54-04)  |  Swan Hill map area (NW Vic SI54-16)  |  Puria Creek (NW NSW SH54-04)
Other authors/contributors Jeffries, Stephen, 1947-  |  Kertesz, Michael  |  Beckler, Hermann, 1828-1914. Burke's expedition  |  State Library of Victoria

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