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Australia : historical, descriptive and statistic : with an account of a four years' residence in that colony, notes of a voyage round the world, Australian poems, &c. / by Richard Howitt
Bib ID 786453
Format BookBook
Author
Howitt, Richard, 1799-1869
 
Uniform Title Impressions of Australia Felix
Description London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845 
xiv, 362 pages, [1] leaf of plates : 1 illustrations ; 18 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1910

Summary

Brief essays, including The Aborigines of Port Phillip, on impact of white settlement, rituals and creation myths, subsistence, shelters, government administration and Thomas census of Port Phillip Aborigines in 1839.

Notes

Also published in the same year under title: Impressions of Australia Felix, during four years' residence in that colony (Ferguson no. 4075)

Title on added t.p.: Impressions of Australia Felix.

Condition yellow paper at FRM F4076 (2 NL copies).

National Library of Australia's FC F4076 copy is half bound in navy leather with marbled boards and tan endpapers. This copy has several stamps of: "United Law Clerks' society" in the book; and the name and date: Arthur Charles Humphreys, August 1848 added by hand on the title page.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 4076

Subjects Voyages around the world.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Victoria.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Hunting.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1788-1850.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Demography - Population dynamics.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Australia -- Poetry.  |  Victoria -- Description and travel.  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)

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