The Resource Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822 ... with an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history, by Phillip P. King

Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822 ... with an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history, by Phillip P. King

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Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822 ... with an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history
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Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822 ... with an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history
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by Phillip P. King
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Boongaree accompanied King on his first voyage, 21 December 1817; Bundell accompanied King on 26 May 1821 voyage; mentions of both Aboriginal men throughout; intermittent encounters with natives throughout journeys, main references - v.1, p.4; Twofold Bay natives sighted, woman covered with kangaroo skin; p.38+ Native taken on board near Enderby Island, physical description of Aborigines, logs of wood used for transporting families across river; p.88+ Attack by natives at Port Essington, description of canoe used and taken by Capt. King; p.110+ Melville Island, natives timid, exchanges food & water for axes; p.159+ Outer Bay (Tas.) Physical appearance, clothing, small vocab. (parts of body, names of plants, obtained by Mr. Cunningham); p.175. Port Macquarie - sheets of bark used for water transport, types of huts; p.197. Palm Island - huts and canoes examined; p.200+ Goode Is. Fishbooks and lines exchange for baskets and turtle pegs, males had noses pierced, bracelet of plaited hair only ornament worn; Types of ovens used, natives very friendly; p.212. Intercourse with natives at Endeavour River; p.366. Endeavour R. small vocab. collected by Mr. Cunningham; v.2, p.27+ Description of rock carvings & paintings on Clack Island; p.61+ Hanover Bay natives spear Surgeon, natives hostile, description of catamarans, description of weapons and implements, physical appearance; p.120+ Intercourse with natives at Oyster Harbour, firesticks, eating of seal; Full description of weapons, clothing, small vocab., names of natives; p.139. Pt. Essington - open hostilities; Appendix D; comparative table of languages of natives of Caledon Bay (Flinders), Endeavour R. (Capt. Cook & Forster), King George the Third Sound, Port Jackson, Burrah Burrah tribe (Scott), Limestone Creek (Oxley), Port Macquarie (Hunter), Van Diemens Land
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1791-1856
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King, Philip Parker
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  • Cunningham, Allan
  • Bungaree
  • Bundell
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Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822 ... with an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history, by Phillip P. King
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Held in Rare Book cupboard
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M0051578
Dimensions
24 cm.
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2 v.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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ill., charts
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1165 ; 1166
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0073927
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Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822 ... with an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history, by Phillip P. King
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Publication
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Held in Rare Book cupboard
Control code
M0051578
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., charts
Stock number
1165 ; 1166
System control number
0073927

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