New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

By: Von HÜGEL, Baron Charles.

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Translated and edited Dymphna Clark. Botanical Index by Roger Hnatiuk. xxii, 540pp, 20 coloured plates and many other illustrations, 4 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little faded). Very good. ***Von Hügel was an Austrian diplomat with an interest in exotic plants. His journal (held by the Mitchell Library) details his travels in the Aust. colonies - Swan River & King George Sound, Van Diemen's Land (pp. 96-167), NSW and Norfolk Island - 'an insightful record of the flora he found here and the people he met... with acute and generally unflattering commentaries on British administration, the transportation system... and the treatment of Aborigines'.

Title: New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

Author Name: Von HÜGEL, Baron Charles.

Categories: Australia,

Publisher: Melb., Miegunyah Press (MUP) in assoc. with the State Library of NSW: 1994

Seller ID: 4726

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