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The Australia Directory: Volumes 1: South and East Coasts, Bass Strait, and Tasmania;  Volume II Comprising the… by  Charles B Yule - Hardcover - Sixth edition: Second edition: Second edition - 1881 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 20365)

The Australia Directory: Volumes 1: South and East Coasts, Bass Strait, and Tasmania; Volume II Comprising the East Coast, Torres Strait, and the Coral Sea; Volume III North, North-west, and West Coasts, from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Cape Leeuwin

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The Australia Directory: Volumes 1: South and East Coasts, Bass Strait, and Tasmania; Volume II Comprising the East Coast, Torres Strait, and the Coral Sea; Volume III North, North-west, and West Coasts, from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Cape Leeuwin

by Yule, Charles B

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London: Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, 1881. Sixth edition: Second edition: Second edition. Very good condition. Maritime surveys undertaken on expeditions to the south and east coasts of Australia, compiled by Captain Charles Bampfield Yule (1806 - 1878), English explorer and commander of the HMS Bramble, which with the HMS Rattlesnake made surveys of the East Indies Station. The 1846-1850 expedition to Cape York and Torres Strait was made by Yule in command of the Bramble and the Rattlesnake under the command of Captain Owen Stanley, with the naturalists John MacGillivray and James Fowler Wilcox, and the biologist and staunch supporter of Darwin's theory of evolution, Thomas Henry Huxley. Volume I with pencil notations and calculations at ffep; it appears the volume was used as a teaching aid. Volume II with more pencil calculations at ffep, and a note "May 11 1898 trip 106 days from New York to Brisbane". Reproductions exist of the 1897 edition only. Three volumes, 8vo, Vol I: xii, 543 pages; Vol. II: xvi, 436 pages; Vol. III: xii, 332 pages. Volume I, Sixth edition, OCLC: 220747280; Trove Libraries Australia ID 7535957. Volume II, Second edition, OCLC: 220750382. Volume III, 2nd edition, OCLC: 223279625. Original publishers blue gilt cloth, Vol I & II covers a bit marked. Vol III spine sunned, chip at foot of spine, hinges a bit rubbed, one signature loose in prelims. Overall, clean copies of these scarce items.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
The Australia Directory: Volumes 1: South and East Coasts, Bass Strait, and Tasmania; Volume II Comprising the East Coast, Torres Strait, and the Coral Sea; Volume III North, North-west, and West Coasts, from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Cape Leeuwin
Author
Yule, Charles B
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Used - Very good condition
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Edition
Sixth edition: Second edition: Second edition
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Hardcover
Publisher
Hydrographic Office, Admiralty
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1881
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