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Burke, Robert O'Hara 1821-1861

Overview
Works: 374 works in 509 publications in 2 languages and 5,356 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Maps  Personal narratives  Action and adventure films  Pictorial works  Biographical films  Historical films  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DU102, 919.4
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Most widely held works by Robert O'Hara Burke
The Burke and Wills exploring expedition: an account of the crossing the continent of Australia, from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria, with biographical sketches of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills by Robert O'Hara Burke( Book )

4 editions published between 1861 and 1971 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsim of original ed which was reprinted from "The Argus" Melbourne : Wilson and Mackinnon, 1861 "Reprinted from "The Argus" "
L'exploration de l'Australie by John McDouall Stuart( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracing shewing the route of the Victorian Exploration Expedition : from Bilbarka to the Depot on Cooper's Creek by William John Wills( )

4 editions published between 1861 and 1986 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape from a southern prison; a brief history of the prison life and escape of M.S. Real, M.H. Tucker, and others from Camp Ford prison by Robert O'Hara Burke( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert O'Hara Burke and the Australian Exploring Expedition of 1860 by Andrew Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploring expedition : diary of Burke & Wills, Howitt's journal and dispatches, King's narrative, portraits of Burke and Wills, together with a biographical sketch of their lives( Book )

2 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second ed. published in the same year as the first. Contains extended biographies of the explorers and portraits of Burke and Wills
L'Australie : recit d'un voyage d'exploration et de decouvertes a travers le continent Australian par Burke, Wills, King et Gray by L Chapalay( Book )

2 editions published in 1864 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal reminiscences of Central Australia and the Burke and Wills Expedition : inaugural address by A. W Howitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of Burke and Wills expedition, 1860, and authors journey in search of Burke and Wills, 1861; Briefly mentions early explorers; Sturt, Major Mitchell, Eyre, Babbage, Stuart, Warburton; Narrinyeri, Dieri, Yantruwunta, Yaurorka tribes met with on journey; Appendix gives extracts from Parliamentary Papers, 1858-9, mainly about Warburton and Babbage
Tracks of McKinlay and party across Australia by John Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the interior of Australia. (Burke Relief Expedition.) With three maps by John McKinlay( Book )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burke & Wills by Graeme Clifford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the extraordinary events that led to the deaths of Burke and Wills in 1861. They were the first white men to cross Australia overland from Melbourne, in the south, to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north. Neither had any experience of exploration, nor did they know much about the outback. Their deaths in the desert, from starvation and exhaustion, were due to incompetence on the part of the authorities, and indolence and fatal inefficiency on the part of the explorers' own colleagues
Dig : a drama of Central Australia by Frank Clune( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Original typed manuscript of 'Dig: a drama of central Australia', published in 1937 by Angus & Robertson, being the story of Burke and Wills and their explorations in Central Australia in the mid 19th century
The unbelievable truth L'@incroyable vérité( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journey into mystery : a story of the explorers Burke and Wills by Ivan Southall( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers relating to the Burke and Wills Expedition by Burke and Wills Expedition( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers relating to Robert O'Hara Burke: a portion of a diary kept by Burke (also photocopies of some of the pages); letters; last message at Cooper Creek (photocopies). Papers relating to William John Wills: journal; notebook; note left by Wills at Coopers Creek (photocopy). Press sheet announcing the death of Burke and Wills, and also an account of the funeral. Papers of John King, sole survivor of the expedition: diary; notebook; account books. Also included is a typescript of notes on John King by F.H. Hawkins and D.W. Roberts
Journal of Landsborough's expedition from Carpentaria, in search of Burke & Wills. With a map showing his route by William Landsborough( Book )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Map shows also the routes of Oxley, Sturt, Mitchell, Eyre, Leichhardt, Kennedy, Gregory, Babbage, Warburton, Stuart, Burke and Walker."
Expeditions in search of Burke & Wills by John Murray (Firm)( )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Burke & Wills : the scientific legacy of the Victorian Exploring ExpeditionEpic treks : Lewis & Clark, Livingstone & Stanley, Burke & Wills, Amundsen & ScottBurke & Wills : expedition off the mapBurke & WillsBurke and Wills' expedition to cross AustraliaBurke & Wills : from Melbourne to myth
Alternative Names
Burke, Robert

Burke, Robert O'Hara 1820-1861

O'Hara Burke, Robert

O'Hara, Robert Burke 1821-1861

Robert O’Hara Burke Expeditionsleiter der ersten Süd-Nord-Durchquerung Australiens

Robert O'Hara Burke brytyjski podróżnik i odkrywca

Robert O'Hara Burke esploratore irlandese

Robert O'Hara Burke explorador australiano

Robert O'Hara Burke explorateur australien

Robert O'Hara Burke irský policejní důstojník a cestovatel

Robert O'Hara Burke ontdekkingsreiziger uit Ierland (1820-1861)

Robertus O'Hara Burke

Бёрк, Роберт О’Хара

Робърт О'Хара Бърк

روبرت أوهارا بيرك مستكشف أسترالي

羅伯特·歐哈拉·伯克

Languages
English (126)

French (6)