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Gatherings of a naturalist in Australasia : being observations principally on the animal and vegetable productions of New South Wales, New Zealand, and some of the Austral Islands / by George Bennett
Bib ID 1449167
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Bennett, George, 1804-1893
 
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Description London : John Van Voorst, 1860 
xii, 456 pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations (some colour), 1 chart ; 23 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3110.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3750.

Summary

p.96-97; Method of catching platypus - words given for animal in Bathurst, Yass, Warwick, Tumut; p.109-115; Method of capture given by Yass R. native, Daraga, digging stick used; p.147-148; Name given to echidna by Darling Downs, Goulburn natives, method of cooking; p.155; Method of cooking opossum; p.217; Name given for emu by Tumut natives, use as food; p.288- 291; Types of larvae eaten, method of boomerang throwing, used in hunting, manufacture.

Notes

The drawings with a few exceptions are by George French Angas.

Ferguson copy signed by author.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK3110, NK3750.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 6929

Subjects Natural history -- Australia.  |  Natural history -- Oceania.  |  Ngunawal / Ngunnawal people (D3) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Weapons - Boomerangs - Making.  |  Animals - Mammals - Echidnas.  |  Walgalu / Walgal people (S47) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs - Throwing.  |  Animals - Mammals - Platypus.  |  Walgal / Walgalu language (S47) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Animal names.  |  Hunting.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language (D3) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Animals - Birds - Emus.  |  Food - Meat - Possum.  |  Bathurst (SW NSW SI55-08)  |  Tumut (SW NSW SI55-15)  |  South East Queensland (SE Qld SG56, SH56)  |  Yass (S NSW SI55-12)
Other authors/contributors Angas, George French, 1822-1886

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NL 570.994 BEN
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N 570.994 BEN
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FER F6929
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NK3110
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NK3750
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