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Flinders, Matthew 1774-1814

Overview
Works: 937 works in 1,410 publications in 3 languages and 9,726 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Diaries  Art  Sources  Juvenile works  Maps  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: DU99, 994.020924
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Terra Australis : Matthew Flinders' great adventures in the circumnavigation of Australia by Matthew Flinders( Book )

64 editions published between 1814 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in two volumes in 1814, this is the enthralling account of the circumnavigation of Australia, by the man who gave our country its name. This book is a vital step toward a new understanding of our own history; it is Flinders' story in his own words, destined to be eagerly read by all ages
Observations on the coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its Islands and on part of the coasts of New South Wales by Matthew Flinders( Book )

24 editions published between 1801 and 2009 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Observations extracted from [Flinders'] journals of expeditions from Port Jackson ... undertaken for the purpose of exploring the neighbouring coasts ... put together ... for the convenience of those who may be among the first to use this navigation; and to serve as an explanation to the charts of Van Diemen's Land, Bass's Strait, and those parts of New South Wales lately examined by the officers of His Majesty's ship Reliance"--Preface
Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis, 1798 : preceded and followed by notes on Flinders, Bass, the wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c. by Matthew Flinders( Book )

6 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical tribute to the memory of Trim by Matthew Flinders( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Ann : the love story of Matthew Flinders and Ann Chappelle by Catharine Retter( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY. AUSTRALIAN. The year was 1801. The explorer Matthew Flinders was shortly to set sail for Terra Australis. Could he possibly win the heart of Ann Chappelle before he departed? She was sweet-natured, clever and dignified and came from a modest though genteel home. Having lost her seagoing father at a tender age, Ann wanted no attachment with a naval man. He was personable, steadfast and ambitious and was making his mark as a navigator in the Pacific. He was torn between his love for the sea and his love for her. They married. Three months later Matthew left for Australia, where he surveyed the southern coast and circumnavigated the continent. It was a time of hostility between France and England. En route home, he was detained by the French - for six years. Reprint/Print on Demand Title
General chart of Terra Australis or Australia, showing the parts explored between 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Australian early map portfolio( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the practice of nautical surveying, and the construction of sea-charts illustrated by thirty-four plates by Charles François Beautemps-Beaupré( Book )

2 editions published in 1823 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The maritime portion of South Australia : from the surveys of Captn. Flinders & of Col. Light Survr. Genl. by John Arrowsmith( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia circumnavigated: the voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803 by Matthew Flinders( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Flinders' private journal, 1803-1814 : the Mitchell Library manuscript by Matthew Flinders( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown coast; being the explorations of Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N., along the shores of South Australia, 1802 by Howard M Cooper( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chart of Terra Australis by Matthew Flinders( )

7 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General chart of Terra Australis or Australia : showing the parts explored between 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders( )

3 editions published between 1822 and 1966 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected records from Admiralty 1 and 7 relating to Matthew Flinders [M444] by Great Britain( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Admiralty 1 and 7 in the Public Record Office relating to Matthew Flinders (Adm. 1/ 1800, 1803-4, 1806-9, 2020-1 and Adm. 7/707-8)
Encountering Terra Australis : the Australian voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders by F. J Fornasiero( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the parallel lives and voyages of the explorers Flinders and Baudin, as they travelled to Australia and explored the coastline of mainland Australia and Tasmania
Observations upon the marine barometer, made during the examination of the coasts of New Holland and New South Wales, in the Years 1801, 1802, and 1803 by Matthew Flinders( Book )

5 editions published between 1806 and 1808 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings by William Westall, landscape artist on board H.M.S. Investigator during the circumnavigation of Australia by Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N., in 1801-1803 by William Westall( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliographical footnotes William Westall's drawings and paintings on Flinders' voyage / by B Smith -- The charting of Australia by Flinders / by R A Skelton -- Portraits of William Westall / by D H Simpson -- An annotated catalogue of William Westall's drawings in the Library of the Royal Commonwealth Society, London / by T M Perry -- An annotated catalogue of other Australian pictures by Westall / by D H Simpson -- A list of the principal books containing plates by or after William Westall (p 65-68)
Matthew Flinders, 1774-1814 by James D Mack( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Terra Australis : Matthew Flinders' great adventures in the circumnavigation of Australia
Alternative Names
Flinders, Mėtʹi︠u︡ 1774-1814

Flinders, Mèt'û

Matthew Flinders angielski podróżnik, żeglarz

Matthew Flinders britischer Forschungsreisender

Matthew Flinders Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1774-1814)

Matthew Flinders esploratore britannico

Matthyu Flindaas

Матю Флиндърс

Метью Фліндерс

Флиндерс, Мэтью

מתיו פלינדרס

ماثيو فليندرز

मॅथ्यू फ्लिंडर्स

மத்தியூ பிலிண்டேர்ஸ்

マシュー・フリンダース

馬修·福林達斯

Languages
English (290)

German (18)

Dutch (1)

Covers
A biographical tribute to the memory of TrimLetters to Ann : the love story of Matthew Flinders and Ann ChappelleTerra Australis : Matthew Flinders' great adventures in the circumnavigation of AustraliaThe life of Matthew FlindersEncountering Terra Australis : the Australian voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew FlindersBass & FlindersThe navigators : Flinders vs Baudin : the race between Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin to discover the fabled passage through the middle of Australia