The Minerva Journal of John Washington Price: A Voyage from Cork Ireland To Sydney, New South Wales 1798-1800
Price was the surgeon on the Minerva which carried United Irishmen who were being transported to Sydney for their part in the 1798 rebellion. His journal covers his trip to and from Sydney. John William Lewin taught him to draw and this edition has 29 of Price’s watercolour illustrations, including his studies of Sydney, the first Government House, the fauna & the Sydney people. Transcribed and edited with an introduction by Pamela Jeanne Fulton.
The Encyclopaedia Botanica is a unique and important contribution to Australian botanical literatute, fullfilling a long-lasting need for a comprehensive up-to-date and practical work on both native and exotic plants cultivated in Australia.
Now in its expanded, updated revised edition, this is the original classic text (with more than 5-million copies sold) that helped create the natural foods industry. It remains today one of the major texts on herbs, natural diet and lifestyle and holistic health.
Written by experienced and passionate eco-livers Dick and James Strawbridge, this title is comprehensive, inclusive and contemporary and is set to become the definitive guide of its kind. The guide is perfectly adapted for the Australian market and ideal for everyone in urban, suburban or rural areas.
Australia’s Wedge-tailed Eagle is the country’s largest true eagle and one of our few large predators and scavengers. It is closely related to the other large eagles of the world: the Golden Eagle of Europe and North America, the Imperial Eagle of the Palearctic, the Tawny and Verreauxs Eagles in Africa, the Indian Black Eagle in Indo-Malaysia, and Gurneys Eagle in New Guinea.
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When James Nash discovered gold in 1867 in eastern Queensland, he could never have envisaged the frenzy which would sweep the land. Combining thorough historical research with a dramatic reconstruction of events, this book is a colourful, authentic documentary of this fascinating era in Australia’s past.