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The savage shore : extraordinary stories of survival and tragedy from the early voyages of discovery to Australia / Graham Seal.

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H 2015/1786 , G 2015/2003

Record identifier

74VK7RVZB0pb

The savage shore : extraordinary stories of survival and tragedy from the early voyages of discovery to Australia / Graham Seal.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VK7RVZB0pb

The savage shore : extraordinary stories of survival and tragedy from the early voyages of discovery to Australia / Graham Seal.

Full title

The savage shore : extraordinary stories of survival and tragedy from the early voyages of discovery to Australia / Graham Seal.

Publisher

Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2015.

Call Numbers

H 2015/1786 , G 2015/2003

Record Identifier

74VK7RVZB0pb

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

xxi, 298 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits ; 24 cm.

Content type

text

still image

cartographic image

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Publication information

Publisher

Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2015.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

The search for the great south land began in ancient times and remained a matter of colourful myth and cartographical fantasy until the Dutch East India Company started sending ships in the early 1600s. Graham Seal tells the story of the two centuries it took to discover Australia through many voyages by the Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chin...

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Full title

The savage shore : extraordinary stories of survival and tragedy from the early voyages of discovery to Australia / Graham Seal.

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-286) and index.

Date Published

2015.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Date Copyright

©2015.

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

H 2015/1786 , G 2015/2003

Record Identifier

74VK7RVZB0pb

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VK7RVZB0pb

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ISBN

9781760111076

DDC

994.01

MMS ID

991022795829702626

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