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The Resource To sail beyond the sunset : natural history in Australia, 1699-1829, C.M. Finney

To sail beyond the sunset : natural history in Australia, 1699-1829, C.M. Finney

Label
To sail beyond the sunset : natural history in Australia, 1699-1829
Title
To sail beyond the sunset
Title remainder
natural history in Australia, 1699-1829
Statement of responsibility
C.M. Finney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the development of natural history in Australia, beginning with the first discoveries of Dampier and of the later naturalists who followed in the wake of explorers and military surveyors
Cataloging source
ANB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finney, C. M.
Dewey number
508.94
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH197
LC item number
.F56 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural history
  • Naturalists
  • Natural history
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
To sail beyond the sunset : natural history in Australia, 1699-1829, C.M. Finney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. Discovery: 1699-1777 -- 2. Van Diemens land and the Western Coast of New Holland: 1788-93 -- 3. Establishment of the British Colony, the initial years: 1788-92 -- 4. Establishment of the British Colony survival assured 1793-99 -- 5. The continent defined: the voyage of the investigator 1800-01 -- 6. French exploration - Nicholas Baudib and Le Geographe: 1802 -- 7. Settlement and expansion in Van Diemens land: 1803-10 -- 8. Penetrating the interior: 1811-18 -- 9. Coastal exploration-British and French: 1819-21 -- 10. The infrastructure of natural history: 1821-28
Control code
000002927848
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
x, 206 p.
Isbn
9780727018816
Lccn
84104660
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)12418984
Label
To sail beyond the sunset : natural history in Australia, 1699-1829, C.M. Finney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. Discovery: 1699-1777 -- 2. Van Diemens land and the Western Coast of New Holland: 1788-93 -- 3. Establishment of the British Colony, the initial years: 1788-92 -- 4. Establishment of the British Colony survival assured 1793-99 -- 5. The continent defined: the voyage of the investigator 1800-01 -- 6. French exploration - Nicholas Baudib and Le Geographe: 1802 -- 7. Settlement and expansion in Van Diemens land: 1803-10 -- 8. Penetrating the interior: 1811-18 -- 9. Coastal exploration-British and French: 1819-21 -- 10. The infrastructure of natural history: 1821-28
Control code
000002927848
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
x, 206 p.
Isbn
9780727018816
Lccn
84104660
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)12418984

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