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A voyage to Terra Australis : undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803, in His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subesquently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner : with an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the commander during six years and a half in that island Preview this item
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A voyage to Terra Australis : undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803, in His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subesquently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner : with an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the commander during six years and a half in that island

Author: Matthew FlindersRobert BrownWilliam WestallJohn PyeW FindenAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-Row, and published by G. and W. Nicol, bookseleers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1814.
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Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814.
Voyage to Terra Australis.
London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-Row, and published by G. and W. Nicol, bookseleers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1814
(OCoLC)657039275
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Flinders; Robert Brown; William Westall; John Pye; W Finden; John Scott
OCLC Number: 1931791
Notes: Engravings "painted by W[illiam] Westall" and engraved by John Pye, W[illiam] Finden, J[ohn] Scott, J. Byrne, and W. Woodnoth.
List of plates precedes the Introduction in v. 1.
Atlas includes 16 nautical charts, two coastal "views," "and ten plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis."
Description: 2 v. ([2], ix, [11], cciv, 269, [1], [4] leaves of plates ; [2], 613, [1] p., [5] leaves of plates) : [9] ill. (engravings) ; 36 cm. + atlas (xviii, [10] leaves of plates : ill., incl. 16 charts (maps) ; 65 cm.)
Contents: Vol. 1. Appendix: Account of the observations by which the longitudes of places on the south coast of Terra Australis have been settled (p. 255-269) --
V. 2. Appendix. No. 1. Account of the observations by which the longitudes of places on the east and north coasts of Terra Australis have been settled (p. 498-511) --
No. 2. On the errors of the compass arising from attractions within the ship, and others from the magnetism of the land, with precautions for obviating their effects in marine surveying (p. 512-532) --
No. 3. General remarks, geographical and systematical, on the botany of Terra Australis / Robert Brown ..., naturalist to the voyage (p. 533-591) --
List of plants (p. 592-594) --
Descriptions of plants figured in the atlas (p. 595-613).
Responsibility: by Matthew Flinders, commander of the Investigator.

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