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Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes : fait par ordre du gouvernement, sur les corvettes le Geographe, le Naturaliste, et la goelette le Casuarina, pendant les annees 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, et 1804 : historique / redige par Peron et continue par M. Louis de Freycinet
Bib ID 87123
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Peron, Francois, 1775-1810
 
Online Versions
Edition 2e ed. / revue, corrigee et augmentee par Louis de Freycinet. 
Description Paris : Arthus Bertrand, 1824 
4 t. ; 22 cm. + 1 atlas (68 leaves of plates ; 38 cm.) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1429

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1430

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4539

Summary

As well as maps, the atlas volume contains many plates, some coloured, of the flora, fauna and peole of New Holland, Van Diemans Land and Timor; together with examples of their weapons, utensils and ornaments.

Notes

"Atlas par Mm. Lesueur et Petit."

Three melodies of Aboriginal music transcribed by scientists Lesueur and Bernier including the first Coo-ee in musical notation, described as Cri de ralliement, a rallying cry.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-32726166

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1429, NK1430, NK4539.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 978

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 979

Subjects Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803 -- Travel.  |  Peron, Francois, 1775-1810.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Geawegal people (E1) (NSW SI56-01)  |  Dance.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Indigenous peoples.  |  Technology - Utensils.  |  Animals.  |  Australasia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Timor-Leste -- Description and travel.  |  Port Jackson (Sydney SI56-05)  |  Timor.  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842  |  Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846

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FRM F978 (v.1-4) Special Collections Reading Room
FRM F979 (Atlas) Special Collections Reading Room
GMMq 910.4 PER.2 Special Collections Reading Room
NK1429 (v.1-4) Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 598 #U3154-U3212 NK4539 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 599 #PIC/11195 NK1429 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Volume 601 #NK1430 Special Collections Reading Room

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