This is a relatively medium sized book in volume, divided into five parts with an introduction .There are fourteen chapters in the first four sections , the last section consisting of ‘occasional pieces’ .An index , notes and bibliography are included as are some illustrations.
The author Gillian Dooley is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University. She is the co-editor of Matthew Flinders’ Private Journal (2005), of the 2019 Wakefield Press anthology The First Wave: Exploring Early Coastal Contact History in Australia (with Danielle Clode), and (with Philippa Sandall) of Trim: The Cartographer’s Cat (2019), a new authoritative edition of Flinders’ Biographical Tribute. She also writes on authors including Jane Austen and Iris Murdoch. Continue reading MATTHEW FLINDERS : THE MAN BEHIND THE MAP