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From Cornwall to Queensland and Beyond: Dr Adoniah Vallack, Explorer and Adventurer

By: Cross, Malcolm

Price: $41.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2019

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308085

ISBN: 1925801861


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 145 pages Dr Adoniah Vallack was well known in Australia, especially in Sydney, in 1848–49. He had played a vital part in the aftermath of Edmund Kennedy's ill-fated expedition to explore the coast of Queensland up to Cape York. Recruited as the expedition's doctor, Vallack had arranged to join the 13 others at Port Albany. In this he was fortunate since only Galmarra, the Aboriginal tracker, made it that far. Vallack led the rescue of the two other survivors and reported Galmarra's extraordinary story. Vallack was Cornis... View more info