The Resource A geographical, historical and topographical description of Van Diemens Land : with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land ; together with a list of the most necessary articles for persons to take out, embellished by a correct view of Hobart Town ..., by George William Evans

A geographical, historical and topographical description of Van Diemens Land : with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land ; together with a list of the most necessary articles for persons to take out, embellished by a correct view of Hobart Town ..., by George William Evans

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A geographical, historical and topographical description of Van Diemens Land : with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land ; together with a list of the most necessary articles for persons to take out, embellished by a correct view of Hobart Town ...
Title
A geographical, historical and topographical description of Van Diemens Land
Title remainder
with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land ; together with a list of the most necessary articles for persons to take out, embellished by a correct view of Hobart Town ...
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by George William Evans
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Subject
Summary
p.11-25; Description of appearance of original population; relationships with colonists and sealers; native women; Brief notes on foods, tatooing, rafts, weapons, canoes; Quotes early writers
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Evans, George William
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  • Tasmania
  • Tasmania
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A geographical, historical and topographical description of Van Diemens Land : with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land ; together with a list of the most necessary articles for persons to take out, embellished by a correct view of Hobart Town ..., by George William Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 introductory note (7 p. ; 21 cm.)
Contents
Historical geography : General description -- Early discovery -- Recent discoveries -- Historical epochs -- Original population -- Natural geography : Climate and seasons -- Face of the country -- Soil and agriculture -- Mountains -- Rivers, lakes and ponds -- Coasts, bays, ports, harbours, Creeks and anchorages -- Botany -- Zoology -- Mineralogy -- Civil geography : Countries and districts -- Towns and villages -- New townships -- Roads -- Filed sports -- Commerce -- Manufactures -- Administration of justice -- State of defence -- Bush-rangers -- Appendix : Emigration to Van Diemen's Land -- Reference to districts, with the grants of lands, in the country of Buckingham -- Lands granted on the river tamar and north esk -- Abstract from the general muster books, taken in 1819 and 1820 -- Civil establishment at Hobart town -- Prices of articles brought to market for sale
Control code
M0042046
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Extent
ix, 7, 140 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
fold. ill., fold. col. map.
System control number
0049521
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A geographical, historical and topographical description of Van Diemens Land : with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land ; together with a list of the most necessary articles for persons to take out, embellished by a correct view of Hobart Town ..., by George William Evans
Publication
Accompanying material
1 introductory note (7 p. ; 21 cm.)
Contents
Historical geography : General description -- Early discovery -- Recent discoveries -- Historical epochs -- Original population -- Natural geography : Climate and seasons -- Face of the country -- Soil and agriculture -- Mountains -- Rivers, lakes and ponds -- Coasts, bays, ports, harbours, Creeks and anchorages -- Botany -- Zoology -- Mineralogy -- Civil geography : Countries and districts -- Towns and villages -- New townships -- Roads -- Filed sports -- Commerce -- Manufactures -- Administration of justice -- State of defence -- Bush-rangers -- Appendix : Emigration to Van Diemen's Land -- Reference to districts, with the grants of lands, in the country of Buckingham -- Lands granted on the river tamar and north esk -- Abstract from the general muster books, taken in 1819 and 1820 -- Civil establishment at Hobart town -- Prices of articles brought to market for sale
Control code
M0042046
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Extent
ix, 7, 140 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
fold. ill., fold. col. map.
System control number
0049521

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