Featured Works: Australian Explorers

James Cook, 1728-1779
Captain Cook's Journal during his first voyage round the world made in H.M. Bark “Endeavour” 1768-71 [ read | download ]
Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook; With an Account of his Life during the previous and intervening periods. by A. Kippis [ read | download ]
Watkin Tench (1758-1833)
A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay (1788) [ read | download ]
A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson (1793) [ read | download ]
Gregory Blaxland, 1771-1853
Journal of a tour of discovery across the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, in the year 1813 [ read | download ]
John Oxley, 1783-1828
Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales, undertaken by order of the British government in the years 1817-18 [ read | download ]
Thomas Mitchell (1792-1855)
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia (1848)
In search of a route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria [ read | download ]
Charles Sturt, 1795-1869
An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia with observations on various subjects connected with its interests [ read | download ]
Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia performed under the authority of Her Majesty's government, during the years 1844, 5, and 6 [ read | download ]
Two expeditions into the interior of southern Australia during the years 1828,1829,1830,1831 with observations on the soil, climate and general resources of the Colony of New South Wales [ read | download ]
Ludwig Leichhardt, 1813-1848
Journal of an overland expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a distance of upwards of 3000 miles, during the years 1844-1845 [ read | download ]
Edward John Eyre, 1815-1901
An account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans [ read | download ]
Journals of expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the years 1840-1 [ read | download ]
Ernest Giles, 1835-1897
Australia Twice Traversed: The Romance of Exploration, being A Narrative Compiled from the Journals of Five Exploring Expeditions into and through Central South Australia, and Western Australia, from 1872 TO 1876. [ read | download ]
Frank and Alexander Jardine, 1841-1919
Narrative of the overland expedition of the Messrs. Jardine from Rockhampton to Cape York, Northern Queensland [ read | download ]
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