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Journal of an expedition into the interior of tropical Australia, in search of a route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria / by Lt. Col. T.L. Mitchell ; introduction by Valerie Sitters and Valmai Hankel
Bib ID 230144
Format BookBook
Author
Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855
 
Description Adelaide : Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 1999 
[14], xiv, 437 p. : ill. maps 23 cm. 
ISBN 1876154284 (deluxe ed)
1876154276
Series

Australiana facsimile editions ; no. 220.

Summary

p. 412-417 : Of the Aborigines: use of fire; effect of cattle on Aboriginal lands; belief of the author that Aborigines will be made extinct; massacre of Aborigines for grazing land; Discussion of Yuranigh and boy Dicky; Author's plan to "civilise" an Aboriginal man as a husband for Ballandella.

Notes

"Edition limited to 600 copies of which 99 are numbered and bound in quarter leather" - T.p. verso.

ANL deluxe ed. copy is no. 32

Subjects Plants.  |  Weapons - Clubs and fighting sticks.  |  Queensland -- Discovery and exploration.  |  New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  East Queensland (E Qld SF55, SF56)  |  Maranoa River (SW Qld SG55)  |  Bogan River (N NSW SH55-06, SH55-10, SH55-11, SH55-15)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  Belyando River (E Qld SF55)  |  Narran River (N NSW SH55-07)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Macquarie River (N NSW SH55, SI55)  |  Balonne River (SW Qld SG55)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)
Other authors/contributors Hankel, Valmai  |  Sitters, Valerie  |  State Library of South Australia. Friends

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