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Author Jardine, Frank, 1841-1919, author

Title Narrative of the overland expedition of the Messrs. Jardine from Rockhampton to Cape York, Northern Queensland / compiled from the journals of the brothers, and edited by Frederick J. Byerley
Edition Second facsimile edition
Published Bundaberg, Australia : Corkwood Press, 1995
Bundaberg, Q : Corkwood Press, 1995


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Description xii, 88 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 22 cm
regular print
Summary Describes overland trip of 1864-5; Aborigines encountered and attacks fought off in number of places on west side of Peninsula; Descriptions of spears, fishing weirs, fish spears, burnt off grass, stone axe, remnants of cannibal meal or burial (on Einasleigh R.), fishing nets, use of fish poison, hooks and lines, canoes, drum obtained by barter from Torres Straits Islanders; smoking method; Appendix notes, foods eaten by Aborigines; Quotes in full the Report to the Colonial Secretary of Queensland by John Jardine, 1865; Gives details of general locality of Somerset, hunting of turtle, use of remora, barter of shell with Torres Straits Islanders, physical appearance of Aborigines, shelters, weapons, canoes, food, tribes - Gudang, Koraregas, Goomkoding, Yadaigan,; Undooyamo, and their distribution; Beliefs
Notes Originally published: Brisbane : J.W. Buxton, 1867 (Ferguson no. 7747)
Cover title: Jardine's journal
Includes map attached to back cover
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Subject Jardine, Frank Lascelles -- Travel -- Australia -- Queensland.
Jardine, Alexander -- Travel -- Australia -- Queensland.
Jardine, Frank, 1841-1919 -- Queensland, North
Jardine, Alexander -- Travel -- Queensland, North
Explorers -- Australia.
Queensland, North -- Discovery and exploration
Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Queensland, Northern -- Discovery and exploration
Queensland -- Description and travel.
Queensland -- Discovery and exploration.
Author Byerley, Frederick J., editor
Jardine, Alexander, author
LC no. 95147647
ISBN 0646171119
Other Titles Jardine's journal
Jardine's journal