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Author Römer, J. J. (Johann Jacob), 1763-1819.

Title An die Zürcherische Jugend, auf das Jahr 1804 / von der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 6. Stück / [Johann Jakob Römer]
Published [Zürich] : [The Society], 1804

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 ADPML SPC  994.01 Rom/Adz  LIB USE ONLY
Description 16 pages : illustrations (1 engraved frontispiece, 1 vignette) ; 26 cm
Notes Caption title
Engraver is Johann Rudolf Schellenberg
Entire issue devoted to all aspects of New Holland
For children
Publication for children that deals exclusively with Australia. The author reports about Cook's voyages and then about the founding of the colony in Port Jackson, the life of the aborigines, fauna and flora
Text in Gothic type
The engraving depicts the landing of a rowboat from the English fleet, whilst the aboriginal Australians fish or hold spears. Vignette shows a lyrebird and a wombat
The entire serial publication, An die zürcherische Jugend auf das Jahr ... , was issued in 72 parts, 1. Stück (1799) - 72. Stück (1870)
In German
Subject Australia -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Australia -- Description and travel.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Juvenile literature.
Australia -- History -- To 1788 -- Juvenile literature.
Author Schellenberg, Johann Rudolf, 1740-1806.
Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich.
Other Titles An die Zuercherische Jugend, auf das Jahr 1804