"Governor Grey's Australian Explorations", magazine article in Chambers' Edinburgh Journal. Western Australia, Sir George Grey.
"Governor Grey's Australian Explorations", magazine article in Chambers' Edinburgh Journal.

"Governor Grey's Australian Explorations", magazine article in Chambers' Edinburgh Journal.

Edinburgh: 1842. January 8th article on George Grey's expedition to the Northwest of Western Australia. Sir George Grey (1812 - 1898), explorer, governor of South Australia and governor and Premier of New Zealand, lead two expeditions to northwest Australia in 1837–9. Both expeditions were extremely grueling, with Grey being wounded, but led to the discovery of the rivers Glenelg and Gascoyne. Grey describes threatening to shoot his aborigine tracker, "Kaiber" who, Grey claimed, pretended to not be able to find the members of the party they had left temporarily, while in search of water. Folio, 6pp, complete issue. The article three full columns, over two pages. String bound, a bit ruffled at right margin, otherwise very good condition. Very good condition. Item #18891

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