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Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy], Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays]
1 Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays] Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy]
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2003 1862546185 / 9781862546189 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Signed by Ian Abdulla & Stephen Fox on front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 103 pages Ian is recognised as one of Australia's most distinctive and appealing contemporary artists. This book takes you on a journey into the world of the artist as he grew up along the River Murray. You'll find it enchanting and provocative. ID279674 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Wildbird Dreaming.  Aboriginal Art from the Central Deserts of Australia, Amadio, Nadine & Kimber, Richard
2 Amadio, Nadine & Kimber, Richard Wildbird Dreaming. Aboriginal Art from the Central Deserts of Australia
Melbourne Greenhouse Publications 1988 0864361084 / 9780864361080 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy.. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 144 pages These moving and powerful paintings from the Aboriginal artists of the Central Desert of Australia, known collectively as the Papunya School, speak strongly of the still living mythology of the desert Aborigines and their deep involvement with their traditional territories. ID106108 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Dreampower: Art Of Contemporary Aboriginal Australia, Cossey, David
3 Cossey, David Dreampower: Art Of Contemporary Aboriginal Australia
North Adelaide Museum Art International Pty Ltd 1997 0646319299 / 9780646319292 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with colour reproductions. Text in Indonesian and English. Translation by A. Budiharto. 32 pages A travelling exhibition presented by Gallerie Australis. Displayed in Adelaide, Bali, Yogyakarta and Jarkarta. ID281988 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Art of the Wandjina, Crawford, I.M.
4 Crawford, I.M. The Art of the Wandjina
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has some creasing to top of rear panel & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs & black and white drawings. 144 pages The author, accompanied by Aboriginal guides and a professional photographer, made five expeditions through the rugged Kimberley district in north-west Australia. Paintings and drawings were found at many sites, some in caves, some engraved into rocks, some carved on trees, and wherever possible recorded the legends relating to the art. ID142315 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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Mr Sandman Bring Me A Dream, Crocker, Andrew [Editor]
5 Crocker, Andrew [Editor] Mr Sandman Bring Me A Dream
Alice Springs Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd 1981 0908235011 / 9780908235018 Card Covers 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 64 pages ID252485 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Aboriginal Bark Paintings, Edwards, Robert & Guerin, Bruce
6 Edwards, Robert & Guerin, Bruce Aboriginal Bark Paintings
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1970 0851794599 / 9780851794594 reprint Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Photographic boards. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Decorated endpapers. Unpaginated ID248472 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building, Fox, Stephen & Maughan, Janet
7 Fox, Stephen & Maughan, Janet Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2003 1862546185 / 9781862546189 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT copy in like Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour reproductions. 103 pages Ian W Abdulla [1947-2011] was one of Australia's most distinctive and appealing contemporary artists. This book takes you on a journey into the world of the artist as he grew up along the River Murray. You'll find it enchanting and provocative. ID284278 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Namatjira of the Aranda, Hall, V.C.
8 Hall, V.C. Namatjira of the Aranda
Adelaide Rigby 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Poor Dustjacket. DJ has significant loss to top edge of front panel & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owners name to ffep * tape stains to endpapers. Illustrated with colour reproductions and black & white photographs. 80 pages Vic Hall, a policeman in outback Australia, knew Albert Namatjira and Albert's mentor, Rex Battarbee, very well. This book reflects his close knowledge of Namatjira and the influences on his life and work. ID265997 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Yirawala Artist and Man, Holmes, Sandra le Brun
9 Holmes, Sandra le Brun Yirawala Artist and Man
Brisbane Jacaranda Press 1972 0701605820 / 9780701605827 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has sunned spine [& adjacent area] and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Also illustrated with colour reproductions. 92 pages ID142884 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Yirawala Painter of the Dreaming, Holmes, Sandra Le Brun
10 Holmes, Sandra Le Brun Yirawala Painter of the Dreaming
Sydney Hale & Iremonger 1994 0868065420 / 9780868065427 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm].Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Colour reproductions. 160 pages The ceremonial paintings of Yirawala [1894-1976] - ceremonial leader, law carrier, medicine man and healer of the Gunwinggu tribe - were avidly sought by collectors and museums all over the world. In 1971 he received an MBE for services to Aboriginal Art. ID279332 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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In The Desert. Jimmy Pike as a Boy, Lowe, Pat
11 Lowe, Pat In The Desert. Jimmy Pike as a Boy
Camberwell, Victoria Penguin 2007 0143003089 / 9780143003083 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 171 pages The early life of one of Australia's greatest artists, who grew up in the Great Sandy Desert. ID229525 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Contemporary Aboriginal Art A guide to the rebirth of an ancient culture, McCulloch, Susan
12 McCulloch, Susan Contemporary Aboriginal Art A guide to the rebirth of an ancient culture
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2001 1865083054 / 9781865083056 Revised Edition Card Covers 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. A very nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 247pages In this updated edition, the author explores the regional differences and modern history of this unique work. She places in a historical and cultural perspective the art of some twenty land based regions, as well as outlining the developments in urban areas and giving biographies of the major artists. She also includes practical information on the art's production and where it is best to see and buy it. ID167651 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Dreamtime, Mountford, Charles and Roberts, Ainslie
13 Mountford, Charles and Roberts, Ainslie The Dreamtime
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1970 0851790259 / 9780851790251 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 79 pages Australian aboriginal myths in paintings by Ainslie Roberts, with text by Charles P. Mountford. ID218647 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Dawn of Time Australian Aboriginal Myths, Mountford, Charles P. [Text] & Roberts, Ainslie [Illustrations]
14 Mountford, Charles P. [Text] & Roberts, Ainslie [Illustrations] The Dawn of Time Australian Aboriginal Myths
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour plates and black & white line drawings by Ainslie Roberts. 79 pages ID218649 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Yilpinji Love Art & Ceremony, Nicholls, Christine
15 Nicholls, Christine Yilpinji Love Art & Ceremony
Melbourne Craftsman House 2006 0975730371 / 9780975730379 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some creasing toi top edge and a small closed tear to front flap fold & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour illustrations. 88 pages A collection of beautiful prints by Aboriginal artists exploring the visual tradition relating to Yilpinji - the love arts and ceremonies practised by the Warlpiri and Kukatja people of the Central and Western Deserts of Austrtalia. ID278291 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Aboriginal Art Sotheby's Melbourne 9 July 2001, None Noted
16 None Noted Aboriginal Art Sotheby's Melbourne 9 July 2001
Woollahra, NSW Sotheby's Australia 2001 1875848711 / 9781875848713 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 212 pages A lavishly illustrated auction catalogue ID279264 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Images in Ochre. The Art and Craft of the Kunwinjku, Parker, Adrian
17 Parker, Adrian Images in Ochre. The Art and Craft of the Kunwinjku
Sydney Kangaroo Press 2000 0864178921 / 9780864178923 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Signed by the author. 96 pages ID133087 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Rock Art and Posterity.  Conserving, Managing and Recording Rock Art, Pearson, Colin [Editor]
18 Pearson, Colin [Editor] Rock Art and Posterity. Conserving, Managing and Recording Rock Art
Melbourne Archaeological Publications 1991 064603751X / 9780646037516 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 154 pages Contents include topics such as Site Management, Conservation of Indian Rock Art, Removal of Recent Overpaint, Chemistry of Deterioration and much more. ID266273 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Dreamtime Heritage: Australian Aboriginal Myths in Paintings by Ainslie Roberts, Roberts, Melva Jean & Roberts, Ainslie
19 Roberts, Melva Jean & Roberts, Ainslie Dreamtime Heritage: Australian Aboriginal Myths in Paintings by Ainslie Roberts
Adelaide Rigby 1982 0727000462 / 9780727000460 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 80pages. ID286899 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Important Aboriginal Art Including Property from The Tim Guthrie Collection of Early Western Desert Paintings, The Barnett Collection at Columbia University, Selected Works from The Holmes  Court Collection etc Sotheby's Melbourne Monday 30 June 1997, Sotheby's
20 Sotheby's Important Aboriginal Art Including Property from The Tim Guthrie Collection of Early Western Desert Paintings, The Barnett Collection at Columbia University, Selected Works from The Holmes Court Collection etc Sotheby's Melbourne Monday 30 June 1997
Woollahra, NSW Sotheby's Australia 1997 187584838X / 9781875848386 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Unpaginated A lavishly illustrated auction catalogue. The items offered includes works from The Tim Guthrie Collection of Early Western Desert Paintings, The Barnett Collection at Columbia University, Selected Works from The Holmes Court Collection, the Colllection of Mr Alan Hanlon, the Collection of Dr Colin Jack-Hinton. Includes index. ID279263 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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