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Thomas Baines, his life and explorations in South Africa, Rhodesia and Australia, 1820-1875 / J.P.R. Wallis ; illustrated by a selection of Thomas Baines' water-colours, drawings and prints ; with captions and a new introd. by F.R. Bradlow
Bib ID 2025352
Format BookBook
Author
Wallis, J. P. R. (John Peter Richard), 1880-1957
 
Edition [2nd ed.] 
Description Cape Town : A.A. Balkema, 1976 
xx, 235 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 0869610597
Summary

p. 57 bartering of weapons for tobacco, handkerchiefs; description of spears, bows and arrows; canoes near Albany Island, Cape York; p. 62 encounter with Aborigines along Baines River Northern Territory; p. 65 exploration along Wickham River; obervation of flaking agate to make spearheads; digging ant-hills, for eggs and larvae; mussel gathering; use of wooden pegs for tree climbing; cooking of kangaroo and emu in bark; p. 67-68 ; Aborigines burning grass and tracking horses near explorer's camp; p. 69 horse theft; p. 84-85 attack by Aborigines pretending to trade turtle.

Notes

First published in 1941 under title: Thomas Baines of King's Lynn, explorer and artist, 1820-1875.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 225-227.

Subjects Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875.  |  Explorers -- England -- Biography.  |  Explorers -- South Africa -- Biography.  |  Explorers -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Indigenous peoples.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Victoria River (North NT SD52, SE52)  |  South Africa.  |  Goulburn Islands (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Zimbabwe.  |  Wessel Islands (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15)  |  Albany Island (Qld Far North Cape York SC54-12)
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