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The discovery of Australia / by Albert F. Calvert
Bib ID 2273039
Format BookBook
Author
Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946
 
Description London : George Philip & Son, 1893 
vi, 91 p., [29] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 26 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4379.

Summary

Notes on early voyagers to southern seas & claimants to sighting Australia; list of 24 maps from 10c. to 1798 with notes Schouten & Le Maire (1616) compared inhabitants of New Guinea as superior to Aborigines; Abel Tasman (1642-4) names given by him, quotes from journal, map; W. Dampier (1688) impressions of the land, inhabitants, appearance, food supplies, weapons; second visit (1699), encounter with natives; Cooks discoveries (1770); Marion du Fresne (1772) arrived Tasmania; p.61-75; Cooks second & third voyages, copies of 10 letters; carved & stained shield from Botany Bay.

Notes

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK4379.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 7812

Subjects Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Weapons - Shields.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Gascoyne / Murchison area (WA SG50)  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Botany Bay (S Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Papua New Guinea (PNG)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)

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