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Shipwreck of the Stirling Castle : containing a faithful narrative of the dreadful sufferings of the crew, and the cruel murder of Captain Fraser by the savages : also, the horrible barbarity of the cannibals inflicted upon the captain's widow, whose unparalleled sufferings are stated by herself, and corroborated by the other survivors : to which is added the narrative of the wreck of the Charles Eaton, in the same latitude. Embellished with engravings, portraits, and scenes illustrative of the narrative / by John Curtis
Bib ID 7580102
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Curtis, John, active 1837-1838
 
Description London : George Virtue, 1838 
vi, 376, viii pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, ports ; 23 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK2819.

Summary

Description of natives, Raffles Bay, Murray Islands, Torres Straits, area round Rockhampton; Also includes story of the wreck of the Charles Eaton.

Notes

Includes index.

National Library of Australia's FC F2470 copy is half-bound in red leather with red canvas covered boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges and gilt lettering and embellishments on spine. Spine also has five raised bands.

Originally published in 16 parts

In Library's NK2819 copy, the index (viii p.) is bound at the front instead of the back.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 2470

Subjects Fraser, Eliza.  |  Charles Eaton (Ship)  |  Stirling Castle (Ship)  |  Shipwrecks -- Queensland.  |  Shipwrecks -- Torres Strait.  |  Ngadyan / Ngadjon people (Y121) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Transport - Water - Shipwrecks and accidents.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Family - Widows and widowers.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Rockhampton (E Qld SF56-13)  |  Raffles Bay / Fort Wellington (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  South East Queensland (SE Qld SG56, SH56)  |  Mer / Murray Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)
Also Titled

Wreck of the Stirling Castle / Curtis

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