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 subsequently 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 / by Matthew Flinders, commander of the Investigator.

By: Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814
Contributor(s): Brown, Robert, 1773-1858 | Westall, William, 1781-1850 | Pye, John, 1745- | Finden, W. (William), 1787-1852 | Scott, John, 1774-1827
Publisher: London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-Row, and published by G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1814.Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps (some folded) ; 33 cm. + 1 atlas ([28] leaves of plates (some folded) ; 67 cm.).Subject(s): Australia -- Discovery and explorationOwnership: From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865
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Book Book British Museum King's Library House of Commons Library KINGS LIBRARY 175T (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 92837-4001
Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare A.2.A.6 [V.1] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001044
Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare A.2.A.7 [V.2] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001045
Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare fKXH [FLI-] V.3 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M27702
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Volume 2 has own title page.

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.

Appendix no. 3 (p. 533-613) consists of 'General remarks, Geographical and systematical, on the botany of Terra Australis' / by Robert Brown.

The atlas includes 10 botanical plates which illustrate Brown's 'General remarks ... on the botany of Terra Australis'.

From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865. UkLoBM

ANTHRO copy of atlas lacks title page.