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The Searcher = Ein Entdecker Australiens / Ludwig Leichhardt ; mit originalengemalten Bildern von Margaret Robertson
Bib ID 2266063
Format BookBook
Author
Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848
 
Uniform Title Journal of an overland expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, during the years 1844 and 1845. Selections. German
Description Witzwort : Quetsche Verlag für Buchkunst, 1998 
65 p. : col. ill. ; 39 cm. 
ISBN 392589943X
Summary

A selection from Leichhardt's journal of 1844-1845 and a story by Egge describing his encounter with and search for Leichhardt in present day Germany. Includes 6 original gouache landscape paintings of the Australian interior, as well as originally painted covers and endpapers by Margaret Robertson. This ed. limited to 9 numbered (roman) signed copies by artist, Egge and book designer Reinhard Scheuble. Handbound book made of handmade paper and linen. Each book is unique. The 29th work from Quetsche Verlag für Buchkunst.

Full contents
  • Das Wanderfieber : eine Erzählung / Heiner Egge
  • Journal of an overland expedition in Australia 1844-1845.
 
Notes

Published on the 150th anniversary of Leichardt's disappearance.

Subjects Egge, Heiner, 1949- -- Diaries.  |  Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848 -- Journeys -- Australia.  |  Artists' illustrated books -- Germany -- Specimens.  |  Explorers -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- 1990-
Other authors/contributors Robertson, Margaret  |  Egge, Heiner, 1949- Wanderfieber  |  Scheuble, Reinhard  |  Quetsche Verlag für Buchkunst
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Entdecker Australiens

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