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Published by Melbourne University Press at the Miegunyah Press, in association with the State Library of Victoria in [Melbourne] .
Written in English



  • Australia


  • Beckler, Hermann, 1828-1914 -- Diaries.,
  • Beckler, Hermann, 1828-1914 -- Travel -- Australia -- Cooper"s Creek (Qld. and S. Aust.),
  • Botanists -- Australia -- Diaries.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

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Edition Notes

StatementHermann Beckler ; translated by Stephen Jeffries and Michael Kertesz ; edited and with an introduction by Stephen Jeffries.
SeriesMiegunyah Press series ;, no. 13
ContributionsJeffries, Stephen, 1947-
LC ClassificationsDU102 .B43 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 205 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1183936M
ISBN 100522844847
LC Control Number94172812

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