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Tracks of McKinlay and Party across Australia ... Edited from Mr Davis's manuscript journal; with an introductory view of the recent Australian explorations of McDouall Stuart, Burke and Wills, Landsborough, etc., by William Westgarth by  John [Burke and Wills]. DAVIS - Hardcover - 1996 - from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers (SKU: 105029)

Tracks of McKinlay and Party across Australia ... Edited from Mr Davis's manuscript journal; with an introductory view of the recent Australian explorations of McDouall Stuart, Burke and Wills, Landsborough, etc., by William Westgarth

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Tracks of McKinlay and Party across Australia ... Edited from Mr Davis's manuscript journal; with an introductory view of the recent Australian explorations of McDouall Stuart, Burke and Wills, Landsborough, etc., by William Westgarth

by [Burke and Wills]. DAVIS, John

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Adelaide: Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 1996. Hardcover. Fine. Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 1996 [facsimile edition]/ 1863. Octavo, [vi], xvi, 408 pages plus 15 plates and a large folding map. Quarter leather and cloth, lettered in gilt and stamped in blind; a fine copy. 'John Davis was a member of the South Australian relief expedition, led by John McKinlay, to search for Burke and Wills. The expedition travelled to Cooper Creek and north almost to the Gulf of Carpentaria ... [They then] made for Port Denison (Bowen), some 960km away in Queensland.' Australiana Facsimile Editions Number 211. This is number 96 of only 99 numbered copies of the deluxe issue, from a total edition of 600 copies. The four-page introduction by Valmai Hankel is new to this edition.

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105029
Title
Tracks of McKinlay and Party across Australia ... Edited from Mr Davis's manuscript journal; with an introductory view of the recent Australian explorations of McDouall Stuart, Burke and Wills, Landsborough, etc., by William Westgarth
Author
[Burke and Wills]. DAVIS, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Friends of the State Library of South Australia
Place of Publication
Adelaide
Date published
1996

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The business was established in Adelaide in March 1976 and is a longstanding member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) and the Australian Antique Dealers Association (AADA). A large out-of-print and antiquarian stock is maintained at our retail outlet in the centre of Adelaide; mail-order catalogues of our specializations are issued and a representative selection of our stock is online.

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