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SPENCER, Baldwin (editor)

Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia.

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[Volume 1: Introduction, Narrative, Summary of Results, Supplement to Zoological Report, Map. Volume 2: Zoology. Volume 3: Geology and Botany. Volume 4: Anthropology]. Bundaberg: Corkwood Press, 1994. Facsimile edition (first published 1896). Four volumes, quarto 265 x 190 mm), uniform blue cloth over boards with gilt-lettered spines; pp. [ii], xviii, 220; [ii], iv, 432; [vi], 204; [vi], 200; text illustrations plus 66 pages of plates (several folding, 13 in colour), large folding map; a superb set, one of only 500 published.

Facsimile edition of the 1896 report on this famous scientific expedition to the MacDonnell Ranges. Led by Charles Winnecke and financed by William Austin Horn, its members included both Baldwin Spencer and Frank Gillen, who were working together for the first time.