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The Journals of John McDouall Stuart during the Years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861 & 1862, when he fixed the centre of the Continent and successfully crossed it from sea to sea
Saunders, Otley, and Co, London 1865 - Octavo, original photographic portrait of the author as frontispiece, 12 plates and two maps, one of them folding and hand-coloured; original green cloth, gilt vignette, all edges gilt, endpapers renewed. The inland encompassed. Second edition, edited by William Hardman who declares that Stuart's explorations may be considered amongst the most important in the history of Australian Discovery. John McDouall Stuart began his inland exploration career as a draughtsman on Charles Sturt's expedition to central Australia. He went on to make six expeditions between 1858 and 1862, culminating in his successful crossing of the continent from Adelaide to the Indian Ocean. From the Collection of Robert Edwards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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