Blairs Cyclopaedia of Australasia
Blair's Cyclopedia of Australia. David Blair. (1881). Blair's Cyclopedia of Australasia is also titled "Dictionary of facts, events, dates, persons and places connected with the discovery,
exploration and progress of the British Dominions in the south from the earliest dawn of discovery in the Southern Ocean to the year 1881," written by David Blair in 1881. The book contains comprehensive information on a range of topics related to Australasian history including people, events, places and subjects arranged in alphabetical dictionary format. The entries vary in length from a few lines to several pages. The book gives a unique perspective to Australian history from its time period.