Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.


First edition. 246pp, illustrations (including the original plates from The Cruise of the Freak), endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's name, small tape marks from a previous covering on blurb flaps, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Reprints the text of Brownrigg's "Cruise of the Freak", published in 1872 (Ferguson 7578) and his accounts of twelve other 'missions' to the Aboriginal communities in Bass Strait, published each year in the Launceston Examiner (some also in pamphlet form).

Title: Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.

Author Name: BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.)

Categories: Aborigines,

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1979

Seller ID: 4303

Keywords: aborigines bass strait religion tasmania,