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The eastern seas, or, Voyages and adventures in the Indian Archipelago, in 1832-33-34 ... / by George Windsor Earl
Spine title on FC2 and FC3 copies: Earl's Eastern Seas.
Bib ID 896167
Format BookBook
Author
Earl, George Windsor, -1865
 
Description London : Wm. H. Allen, 1837 
xii, 461 pages : 4 maps ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Appendices incl. observations on Australia and on Aborigines; p.436; About 1000 Bugis from Macassar collect trapang in northern Australia annually; p.442-446; Settlements at Melville Island, 1824 and Raffles Bay, 1827 - subsequent abondonment, clashes with Aborigines; Desirability of northern settlement; reasons against making Port Essington a penal establishment; p.454-456; Views of the Aborigines of the Wellington Valley, N.S.W., about the inland sea quoted from Dr. Henderson and W.H. Breton; similar views of Swan River Aborigines, information from Mr. Moore.

Notes

National Library of Australia's FC F2255 (FC1) copy bound in boards covered with grey green paper, with paper label on spine.

National Library of Australia's FC F2255 (FC2) copy bound in dark green, covers and spine embossed with gilt lettering on the spine.

National Library of Australia's FC F2255 (FC3) copy bound in dark green, covers and spine embossed, gilt lettering on the spine, yellow endpapers and inscription on last page.

Maps in all of the National Library of Australia's FC F2255 copies are bound in different locations within each copy.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 2255

Subjects Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Southeast Asia -- Description and travel.  |  Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions.  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Indonesia.  |  Port Essington (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Raffles Bay / Fort Wellington (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Earl, George Windsor, -1865 Voyages and adventures in the Indian Archipelago in 1832-33-34

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