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Author Warburton, Peter Egerton, 1813-1889.

Title Journey across the western interior of Australia / by Peter Egerton Warburton ; with an introduction and additions by Charles H. Eden ; edited by H.W. Bates
Edition Facsimile edition
Published Victoria Park, W.A. : Hesperian Press, 1981


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  919.41 War/Jat  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 307 pages, 9 leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait, 1 folded map ; 22 cm
Summary p. 186 meeting with six Aborigines at Warburton's camp; theft of axe; p. 206 capture of Aboriginal woman in Sturt Creek/ Mount Wilson region for the purpose of finding water sources; escape of prisoner by gnawing through rope; p. 207 capture of an elderly Aboriginal woman; this woman tricks explorers by leading them over sand-hills instead of to waterholes; p. 232 encounter with Aborigines armed with spears; water obtained from their camp; Aboriginal men examine explorers beards; p. 233 Bartering with Aborigines for a wallaby; p. 249-251 Aboriginal companion Charley leads party to Aboriginal water source; bartering for wallaby; p. 252 Aborigines in Oakover River region's use of large shell as drinking vessel; knowledge of catttle; p. 260 : Spearing of Aboriginal companion Charley after he leads party to Aboriginal camp for water
Notes Facsim. reprint. First published: London : Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1875. Ferguson no. 18187
Subject Warburton, P. Egerton (Peter Egerton), 1813-1889
Warburton, Peter Egerton, 1813-1889.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Western Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892.
Eden, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1839-1900.
ISBN 0859050319
Other Titles Warburton's journey