Books about Charles Sturt
"Two Expeditions into The Interior of Southern Australia", "during years 1828, 1829, 1830 and 1831", by Charles Sturt
This book was first published in London in 1833, followed by a second edition in 1834 was a best seller that caught the imagination of its readers. It proved the catalyst for the founding of the Province in South Australia in 1836. It was edited and reprinted by ‘Corkwood Press’ in South Australia in 1999.
$29.90 (inc GST)
“Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia”, “during years 1844, 5 and 6” by Charles Sturt.
This book describes his epic journey of exploration 1844 – 1846, for which he was awarded the ‘Founder’s Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1847. The book was first published in London in 1849. It was edited and reprinted by ‘Corkwood Press’ in South Australia in 2001.
$39.90 (inc GST)
‘The Story of “Grange”, the Home of Captain Charles Sturt’ by Marjory R. Casson.
This booklet published The Charles Sturt Museum Trust Incorporated tells the story of this house built by Sturt in 1840, in the area then known as the ‘Reedbeds’. It tells the story of the area and contains a plan of the house and environs drawn by his second son, Charles Sheppey Sturt, for his sister in law, Beatrix Sturt, who was his father’s biographer. It is a valuable student resource.
$3.30 (inc GST)
‘The Camp by The River” by Herbert Croker.
This booklet published The Charles Sturt Museum Trust Incorporated recalls Captain Sturt’s voyage down the Murray River and the museum exhibit of his “Camp by the River’ near the town of ‘Maude’ in New South Wales where he assembled the whaleboat and made ready for the journey.
$3.30 (inc GST)