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Author Van der Kiste, John.

Title William John Wills : pioneer of the Australian Outback / John van der Kiste.

Published Stroud, [England] : History Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  910.92 WILL/ VAND    AVAILABLE
Physical description 156 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibligraphical references (pages [145]-150) and index.
Summary In 1860 the Australian outback remained all but unknown to the European settlers. A prize of 2,000 pounds was offered by the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria for the first expedition successfully to cross the country from Melbourne to the north coast.
Subject Wills, William John, 1834-1861.
Burke, Robert O'Hara, 1821-1861.
Burke and Wills Expedition (1860-1861)
Explorers -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- 1851-1900.
ISBN 9780752458557 (paperback)
0752458558 (paperback)