King(Phillip Parker) Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and We

King(Phillip Parker) Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and We

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[King(Phillip Parker) Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of
Australia, performed between the years 1818 and 1822... With an Appendix, containing various
subjects relating to Hydrography and Natural History, FIRST EDITION, second issue, folding
chart and 13 aquatint plates, 2 vols, 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked, red letter-pieces, London,
1827
Abbey, 573, Ferguson, 1130; Wantrup, 84b.
King recorded the greater part of the west, north and north east coasts of Australia, and also
carried out important surveying work in the area of the Barrier Reef. His work is still the basis
of many of the modern charts for the areas he surveyed.