Tracks Of McKinlay & Party Across Australia [Facsimile]


By John Davis

Facsimile printing of Davis’ Journal describing McKinlay’s 1861-2 expedition across Australia

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  • Subtitled Edited from Mr Davis’ Manuscript Journal; With An Introductory View Of The Recent Australian Explorations Of McDouall Stuart, Burke & Wills, Landsborough, Etc., By William Westgarth
  • Facsimile of 1863 original [The Friends Of The Library Of South Australia, Adelaide, 1996]; green cloth boards, embossed with same design as original, gold titling to spine, 408pp, large folded map in pouch at rear [showing the Routes of John McKinlay, Stuart, Burke, Landsborough, and Walker, across the Continent of Australia]; a fine copy
  • John McKinlay led one of a number of expeditions in 1861-62 aiming to establish a North-South route through the middle of Australia “from sea to sea”. John Davis was a member of his party.