Travels with Dr. Leichhardt
Account of travels in 1846 as botanist and naturalist with Leichhardts expedition to cross the Australian continent; observations on language and life-style of Aborigines encountered records of botanical finds; includes reminiscences of wanderings in Tasmania and Port Phillip; language and lifestyle of Aborigines at Western Port, Victoria.
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