The desert coast: Edward Eyre's expedition, 1840-41
This account of explorer Edward Eyre's expedition from South Australia to Western Australia combines extracts from Eyre's own records with the author's narrative. Lavishly illustrated with landscape photographs of the regions through which Eyre travelled. Includes a bibliography. The author is a photographer and writer whose other publications include 'To the Inland Sea.'.
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Regions of Gloom
The Head of the Bight
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