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The Central Australian Expedition, 1844-1846 - the Journals of Charles Sturt - Hakluyt Society

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In August 1844 a heavily-laden party led by Captain Charles Sturt set out from Adelaide to head into the unexplored vastness of central Australia. Amongst their equipment was a boat: as well as carrying out his mission of scientific investigation and mapping the topography, Sturt was convinced he would find the inland sea that was reputed to lie in the middle of the continent and so make his reputation. This is the first full publication of Sturt's original journals of the trip.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine bumped. Some residual marking on front free-endpaper. Dust jacket in good condition. Bottom end of spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly discoloured. Shelfwear along bottom edge of front cover. Some marks on front cover. Top edges chipped.

Item details

Added value:
Hakluyt Society Third Series, no.10
Author(s):
Davis, Richard C. (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0904180808
ISBN-13:
9780904180800
Number of pages:
366
Publisher:
Hakluyt Society
Title:
The Central Australian Expedition, 1844-1846 - The Journals of Charles Sturt

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In August 1844 a heavily-laden party led by Captain Charles Sturt set out from Adelaide to head into the unexplored vastness of central Australia. Amongst their equipment was a boat: as well as carrying out his mission of scientific investigation and mapping the topography, Sturt was convinced he would find the inland sea that was reputed to lie in the middle of the continent and so make his reputation. This is the first full publication of Sturt's original journals of the trip.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine bumped. Some residual marking on front free-endpaper. Dust jacket in good condition. Bottom end of spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly discoloured. Shelfwear along bottom edge of front cover. Some marks on front cover. Top edges chipped.

Added value:
Hakluyt Society Third Series, no.10
Author(s):
Davis, Richard C. (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0904180808
ISBN-13:
9780904180800
Number of pages:
366
Publisher:
Hakluyt Society
Title:
The Central Australian Expedition, 1844-1846 - The Journals of Charles Sturt

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