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Picturesque atlas of Australasia [electronic resource] / edited by Andrew Garran ; [illustrated under the supervision of Frederic B. Schell, assisted by leading colonial and American artists ; with over eight hundred engravings on wood]. [Variant title:Picturesque atlas of Australasia 1886-88]
Call No: A3/3/CD.1
Author: Garran, Andrew, 1825-1901. ; Schell, Frederic B. ;
Publisher: Modbury, S. Aust. : Archive CD Books Australia,, c2008.
Subject: Australia - description & travel ; New Zealand - description & travel ; Australia - archaeology, geography ;
Material Type: CD ROM
Pagination: 3 computer optical discs, ill., maps (some col.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from disc label. CD-ROM.
Summary: This enormous, multi volume publication was an attempt with words, maps and pictures to describe Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific as it was then. It was one of the most significant cultural projects in 19th century Australia, with writers, artists, academics and politicians coming together on the content, and a publishing company established to publish it.

Electronic version of print publication.

Originally published

Sydney & Melbourne : Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co., [1888]

This is an electronic version of the books held at A3/4/3 & A3/4/5 in Villa Stack.

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