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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 / by Charles Wilkes
Bib ID 2690719
Format BookBook
Description London : Ingram, Cooke, 1852 
2 volumes (x, 318 pages, [11] leaves of plates ; xii, 326 pages, [3] leaves of plates) : illustrations, portraits ; 19 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK10057.

Summary

v.1. chap.16 includes description of natives in N.S.W. - physical, population, corroborees, weapons, initiation, burial method, tribal fights.

Notes

Each volume has added t.p.

Title vignettes.

English

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK10057.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 18560

Subjects United States.  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Weapons.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Performing arts.  |  Antarctica.  |  Hawaii -- Discovery and exploration.  |  New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Oregon -- Discovery and exploration.  |  South America -- Discovery and exploration.  |  United States (USA)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)

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