The Resource History of Australasia, Hy.Wm. Hemsworth Huntington

History of Australasia, Hy.Wm. Hemsworth Huntington

Label
History of Australasia
Title
History of Australasia
Statement of responsibility
Hy.Wm. Hemsworth Huntington
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Page 20 : description of Captain Cook's first contact with Aboriginal people at Botany Bay; weapons: spears, boomerangs, body painting; huts; fishing boats; nakedness; hostile encounter with explorers; explorers leave presents in huts; description of spear heads; description of bark canoes; fear of firearms; page 30: account of Lieutenant Gore's encounter with Aboriginal people at Georges River; spear attack; unsuccessful attempts to establish friendly relations; page 37-38 : contact with Aboriginal people at Endeavour River; nose piercing; hostile relations as a result of explorers hunting turtles; burning of explorers possessions on shore; reconciliation of Aboriginal people and explorers due to mediation of old man
Cataloging source
AIAS
Citation source
Ferguson no.: 10685
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huntington, H. W. H.
Dewey number
994.01
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Australia
  • Australia
Label
History of Australasia, Hy.Wm. Hemsworth Huntington
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Front end paper contains handwritten dedication "This roughly bound advance or proof copy of HW Hemsworth Huntington's first part of his History of Australasia is presented to Doctor G.H. Tucker of Baysview, Cooper River, on his departure for America this 22nd of April 1882 by the author who hopes it will beguile many tedious hours of relaxation during the voyage"
  • Printed contents of v. 1 clipped and pasted inside the book
  • "Only a few copies seem to have been privately printed." - Bibliography of Australia / John Alexander Ferguson
  • Includes list of the first Australian colonists : pages 58-60
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040508044
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
60 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured maps
System control number
(OCoLC)225549850
Label
History of Australasia, Hy.Wm. Hemsworth Huntington
Publication
Note
  • Front end paper contains handwritten dedication "This roughly bound advance or proof copy of HW Hemsworth Huntington's first part of his History of Australasia is presented to Doctor G.H. Tucker of Baysview, Cooper River, on his departure for America this 22nd of April 1882 by the author who hopes it will beguile many tedious hours of relaxation during the voyage"
  • Printed contents of v. 1 clipped and pasted inside the book
  • "Only a few copies seem to have been privately printed." - Bibliography of Australia / John Alexander Ferguson
  • Includes list of the first Australian colonists : pages 58-60
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040508044
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
60 pages, [8] leaves of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured maps
System control number
(OCoLC)225549850

Library Locations

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