[Burke and Wills] JOYCE, E.B. and D.A. McCANN (editors)
Burke & Wills. The Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition
Collingwood, CSIRO, 2011.
Large octavo, xxiv, 343 pages with over 50 colour illustrations plus endpaper maps.
Colour pictorial papered boards; a fine copy.
'This book challenges the popular assumption that little or nothing of scientific value was achieved during the Burke and Wills expedition ... The tragic ending of the expedition meant that the results of the scientific investigations were not reported or published. [This book] rectifies this historic omission'.