Blue Mountains to Bridgetown: The Life and Journeys of Barrallier, 1773-1853
Documents the life and adventures of a relatively unknown French exile who reached a point further west of the Blue Mountains than Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson in their famous crossing 11 years later. Includes photographs, maps, a bibliography and an index. The author teaches wilderness education to school students and writes and researches in history and the environment.
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The French Exile
A Military Career
Up the Hunter River
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