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Aboriginal Housing Board of S.A. inc. Annual Report 1976-77
1 Aboriginal Housing Board of S.A. inc. Annual Report 1976-77
Canberra Dept of Aboriginal Affairs 1977 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Small map. 15 pages The Third Annual Report on the activities of the Aboriginal Housing Board for the period 1st July, 1976 to 30th June, 1977. ID272949 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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No Tribesman, Adam-Smith, Patsy
2 Adam-Smith, Patsy No Tribesman
Adelaide Rigby 1971 085179226X / 9780851792262 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine very slightly faded - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 168 pages The author's account of her many winters spent in the outback and of her growing acquaintanceship with the Aborigines of many parts of Australia. ID220325 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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3 Aitchison, Raymond The Illegitimates
Adelaide Rigby 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 216 pages Authors first book. A novel about Australian aborigines living in northern NSW. ID192853 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Mrs Fraser on the Fatal Shore, Alexander, Michael
4 Alexander, Michael Mrs Fraser on the Fatal Shore
London Michael Joseph 1971 0718108159 / 9780718108151 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. Main cfault with DJ is the crinkling of the laminate - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Minor tpae stains to endpapers. 186 pages In 1836 the barque Stirling Castle was wrecked on the Great Barrier Reef and the crew and captain's wife cast ashore. Captured by stone age aborigines of rude habits and cannibalistic tendencies Captain Fraser was speaered to death and other members of the crew disposed of in various ways. Mrs Fraser, a lady of genteel upringing, was stripped naked by her captors and made to perform exacting and humilitating tasks as slave to the tribe. ID245665 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Proving Grounds A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia, Allen, Benedict
5 Allen, Benedict The Proving Grounds A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia
London Harper Collins 1991 0246136332 / 9780246136336 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 391 pages The author recounts his 8 month quest (sometimes funny, frequently dangerous) which took him in and out of relationships with nomads, goldminers and missionaries, across the central range of remotest New Guinea to the living magic of the 'uncontacted' Yaifo people, over the treacherous Torres Strait by flimsy canoe to Australia, and into the red sands of the Gibson Desert and Australian Aborigines. An exotic and touching account of tribal worlds. ID210542 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Wildbird Dreaming.  Aboriginal Art from the Central Deserts of Australia, Amadio, Nadine & Kimber, Richard
6 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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Quest Under Capricorn, Attenborough, David
7 Attenborough, David Quest Under Capricorn
London Lutterworth Press 1964 2nd Impression Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good copy in a Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with a closed tear to the front panel. Previous price (5/-) inked to top of front free endpaper.Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & several colour photos. 162 pages Deals with Aborigines in Northern Territory , Australia ID294644 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australian Aboriginal Culture, Australian InFo International
8 Australian InFo International Australian Aboriginal Culture
Canberra AGPS 1995 0644098147 / 9780644098144 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Several maps. 42 pages. ID292569 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI, Basedow, Herbert; Howchin, Walter (Editor)
9 Basedow, Herbert; Howchin, Walter (Editor) Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI
Adelaide Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated) 1907 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some age-toning to edges and spine. Illustrated with colour and black and white plates. 62 pages + 19 plates (357 pages + 29 plates) As well as black and white photographs the Basedow paper also includes two colour plates of rock drawings. The paper recounts Basedow's experience in 1905 during a geological expedition in Northern Territory. As well as this paper the Proceedings also include a number of natural history and geological papers including Douglas Mawson's papers on Phosphate Minerals at Elder Rock; Geological features of part of Eyre Peninsula; The Wadella Springs and associated bBog Iron-ore deposit. Also includes several papers by Nobel Prize winner William Bragg - A Comparison of Some Forms of Electric radiation ; The Nature of Rontgen Rays; The Ionisation Curve of Methane (with W T Cooke); The quality of Secondary Ionisation due to rays (with J P V Madsen). ID293427 
Price: 150.00 AUD
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The Passing of the Aborigines: A Lifetime spent among the Natives of Australia, Bates, Daisy
10 Bates, Daisy The Passing of the Aborigines: A Lifetime spent among the Natives of Australia
Melbourne Heinemann 1966 2nd Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 258 pages With an Introduction by Arthur Mee and Foreword by Alan Moorehead. ID285072 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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NAMATJIRA Wanderer Between Two Worlds, Batty, Joyce
11 Batty, Joyce NAMATJIRA Wanderer Between Two Worlds
Melbourne Hodder & Stoughton 1963 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has some might edgewear and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some mild abrasions to front fre endpaper perhaps where bookplate or similar has been removed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 158 pages ID258022 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Namatjira Wanderer Between Two Worlds (Inscribed by Author), Batty, Joyce
12 Batty, Joyce Namatjira Wanderer Between Two Worlds (Inscribed by Author)
Adelaide Seal Books, Rigby 1976 0727000446 / 9780727000446 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Inscribed and signed by author. 158 pages With a Foreword by Sir Paul Hasluck. ID297210 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Daughters of the Dreaming, Bell, Diane
13 Bell, Diane Daughters of the Dreaming
Melbourne McPhee Gribble Publishers 1983 0868614726 / 9780868614724 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 342 pages ID251599 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Kungun Ngarrindjeri Miminar Yunnan [Listen to Ngarrindjeri Women Speaking], Bell, Diane [Editor]
14 Bell, Diane [Editor] Kungun Ngarrindjeri Miminar Yunnan [Listen to Ngarrindjeri Women Speaking]
Melbourne Spinifex Press 2008 1876576693 / 9781876576691 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 145 pages Takes the reader into the world of caring for their country, their families nd their nation ID287099 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Art and Artists of South Australia, Benko, Nancy
15 Benko, Nancy Art and Artists of South Australia
Adelaide Lidums Family 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is rubbed & a little grubby, with some edgewear to upper edge and a lightly sunned spine and it is now protected in purpose made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 164 pages An encyclopedic survey of the art scene in South Australia starting from the primitive art of the aborigines and going on to the 19th century art of the early colonists and thence to the 20th century art and modern movements. ID274365 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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Pioneers & Settlers.  The Aboriginal Australians, Berndt, Catherine H. & Berndt, Ronald M.
16 Berndt, Catherine H. & Berndt, Ronald M. Pioneers & Settlers. The Aboriginal Australians
Melbourne Pitman Australia 1978 0858965720 / 9780858965720 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 150 pages ID83140 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Pheasant and Kingfisher Originally Told By Nganalgindja in the Gunwinggu Language, Berndt, Christine
17 Berndt, Christine Pheasant and Kingfisher Originally Told By Nganalgindja in the Gunwinggu Language
Gosford, NSW Bookshelf Publishing Australia 1993 072530961X / 9780725309619 Reprint Softcover 
Oblong Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrations by Raymond Meeks. 16 pages ID237776 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A Question of Choice. An Australian Aboriginal Dilemma, Berndt, Ronald M. [Editor]
18 Berndt, Ronald M. [Editor] A Question of Choice. An Australian Aboriginal Dilemma
Perth University of Western Australia Press 1971 0855640545 / 9780855640545 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some mild age-toning to covers and page edges 123 pages A collection of papers presented at the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science Congress, Adelaide 1969 ID85241 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Our Side of the Country, Blainey, Geoffrey
19 Blainey, Geoffrey Our Side of the Country
Sydney Methuen Haynes 1984 0454006551 / 9780454006551 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light fading to DJ spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 250 pages Traces the history of Victoria from the time the Aborigines could walk across Bass Strait. ID91717 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Dr William Wyatt (1805-1886) of Kurralta South Australia, Borrow, K.T.
20 Borrow, K.T. Dr William Wyatt (1805-1886) of Kurralta South Australia
Adelaide The Pioneer's Association of South Australia 1972 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Faint yellowing to spine. 27 pages Includes notes, bibliography and appendices. Dr William Wyatt arrived in South Australia in 1837 and was an early Protector of Aborigines, Coroner, Medical Practitioner, and Builder of the Kurralta estate at Burnside. ID195263 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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