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Field sports &c. &c. of the native inhabitants of New South Wales : with ten plates by the author / [John Heaviside Clark]
Bib ID 2259601
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Clark, John Heaviside, approximately 1770-1863
 
Online Versions
Printer (J.F. Dove)
Description London : Edward Orme, 1813 
[18] pages, [10] leaves of plates : colour illustrations ; 29 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK624

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK756

Full contents
  • Coloured plates are: Smoking out the opossum
  • Hunting the kangaroo
  • Throwing the spear
  • Climbing trees
  • Fishing no. 1
  • Fishing no. 2
  • The dance
  • Warriors of N. South Wales
  • Trial
  • Repose
 
Notes

Dedicated, by permission, to Rear Admiral Bligh, late Captain General & Governor in Chief, in & over His Majesty's Colony of New South Wales and its dependencies.

Plates published and sold October 1st, 1813 by Edwd. Orme, Bond St. London.

Library's NK624 copy is half bound in green leather and cloth; floral decorated end papers; bears bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1813/1), and armorial bookpate of Reginald Arthur Tatton; plates are not coloured.

Library's NK756 copy is fully bound in red leather with 5 raised bands, marbled end papers, gilt decorations and edges; bears bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1813/3); coloured plates.

Library's NL copy half bound in leather with green marbled boards and end papers; coloured plates.

One of the Library's copies is bound with 11 p. and 7 plates from Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes &c. London : Edward Orme, 1814.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1423876

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK624, NK756.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 551

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Food.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Hunting.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Pictorial works.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Social life and customs.
Exhibited NK 756 copy exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, August 2014 - February 2015. 

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Copy: NL copy (hbk)
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NK624
Copy: Nan Kivell Collection copy (hbk) - uncoloured plates
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NK756
Copy: Nan Kivell Collection copy (hbk)
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