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New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

By: Von HÜGEL, Baron Charles.

Price: $95.00

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

Seller ID: 4726

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 commentari... View more info