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Views of 18th Century China Costumes: History: Customs, Alexander, William & Mason, George Henry
1 Alexander, William & Mason, George Henry Views of 18th Century China Costumes: History: Customs
London Studio Editions 1988 1851701311 / 9781851701315 1st thus Hardback 
Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with full page colour plates. Foreword by Lord Maclehose 223 pages Compiled from their respective books, published in the early 1800s, incorporates the engravings and observations made by two eminent travellers, Alexander, who was a draughtsman attached to the British Embassy, and Mason, a soldier. ID296560 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Arcadian Adelaide and With Thistle Anderson in Edwardian Adelaide by Derek Whitelock., Anderson, Thistle; Whitelock, Derek
2 Anderson, Thistle; Whitelock, Derek Arcadian Adelaide and With Thistle Anderson in Edwardian Adelaide by Derek Whitelock.
Adelaide Wakefield Press 1985 0949268186 / 9780949268181 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. As new condition. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black and white frontispiece. 64 pages Originally published in 1905. Includes a lengthy preamble by Derek Whitelock on Adelaide at the time the book was first published and a brief biography of Thistle Anderson [Mrs Herbert Fisher]. This is followed by a facsimile of Thistle Anderson's book. The book drew a ferocious response at the time of publication as in it the author made such claims as that there were more opium dens in Adelaide than Melbourne. Nevertheless it still went into 10 editions - proving a best seller. A fascinating glimpse of the life and customs of Adelaide at the beginning of the twentieth century ID251432 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Alcohol Customs and Rituals, Babor, Thomas
3 Babor, Thomas Alcohol Customs and Rituals
London Burke Publishing Company 1988 0222014466 / 9780222014467 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 121 pages Seeks to separate myth from reality about alcohol and the drinking practices of different countries, cultures and ethnic groups. ID282771 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Here in Australia, Beatty, Bill
4 Beatty, Bill Here in Australia
Melbourne Cassell & Co. 1959 1st Edition Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners with some loss to top of DJ spine. Scattered and faint foxing to edges. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 200 pages. Discloses colourful material about famous, infamous, and preposterous personalities in Australian folklore; discusses tribal customs, methods of hunting and way of living of Indigenous Australians; explores Australian birds and wildlife. ID267006 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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5 Brentnall, Margaret. Old Customs and Ceremonies of London
London B.T. Batsford Limited 1975 071342933X / 9780713429336 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 200 pages ID214873 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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6 Bush, Roger A Bush Christmas
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1980 0727013777 / 9780727013774 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Mary Stegelman. 63 pages A collection of Christmas poems, carols and stories requested by listeners to radio personality Roger Bush. ID267755 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Lucky Culture and the Rise of an Australian Ruling Class, Cater, Nick
7 Cater, Nick The Lucky Culture and the Rise of an Australian Ruling Class
Sydney Harper Collins Publishers 2013 0732296293 / 9780732296292 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Nice copy. 361 pages Nick Cater takes stock of the new battle to define Australia and the rift that divides a presumptive ruling class from a people who refuse to be ruled. ID277092 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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8 Cumming, Louis Stevenson Scotland First
Sydney Jackson & O'Sullivan 1935 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in original blue cloth. No dustjacket. Black & white frontispiece. Blurb from DJ is stuck to front pastedown. 248 pages ID130841 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Australian Race: Its Origin, Languages, Customs, Place of Landing in Australia, and The Routes By Which It Spread Ieself Over Than Continent [Volume IV only], Curr, Edward M.
9 Curr, Edward M. The Australian Race: Its Origin, Languages, Customs, Place of Landing in Australia, and The Routes By Which It Spread Ieself Over Than Continent [Volume IV only]
Melbourne John Ferres, Government Printer 1887 1st thus Hardback 
Elephant Folio Size [34x46cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Blue cloth board s with gilt title to face. Ex-library copy but with only stamps to prelims & library code to spine visible. Large folding coloured map to rear pocket. Quite scarce. 45 pages Contains a comparative vocabulary & the map showing the routes by which the Aboriginal Race spread itself throughout the continent [of Australia] ID291823 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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The Alien, De Fossard, Esta
10 De Fossard, Esta The Alien
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1977 0170050920 / 9780170050920 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 152 pages. The story of a teenage boy's struggle to adapt to the people and customs of a strange land. ID15684 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Dust for the Dancers, Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor
11 Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor Dust for the Dancers
Sydney Ure Smith 1955 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with a closed tear to lower fold of rear flap - repaired with tape - no loss. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Sketch maps of the main placed referred to in the book to the endpapers. Previous owner's details to lower edge of front free end paper. x, 214 pages An account of the author's 10,000 mile journey through South Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to study the significance and technique of aboriginal dancing. Their trip included being able to observe many secret ceremonies, including the Initiation Ceremony. ID266393 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Dickins, Barry Articles of Light. Reflections on lowlifes, ratbags and angels
Ringwood Penguin Original 2000 0140297529 / 9780140297522 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xii, 289 pages Dickins has the ability to catch the absurdity and loveliness of normality. ID269354 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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The Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the State of Their Relations With Europeans from Volume II of The Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, Eyre, Edward John
13 Eyre, Edward John The Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the State of Their Relations With Europeans from Volume II of The Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia
Adelaide Friends of State Library of South Australia 2010 1876154586 / 9781876154585 Facsimile Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. xiv, 372 pages This publication is a reprint of a portion of the 1997 facsimile edition of Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia which was published by Friends of State Library of South Australia. The original publication was issued in 1845. Introduction by Valmai Hankel. ID251575 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Dear Primitive A Nurse Among the Aborigines, Gartrell, Marjorie
14 Gartrell, Marjorie Dear Primitive A Nurse Among the Aborigines
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1957 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 122 pages The author spent a year as a nursing sister among the Aborigines of Central Australia, the incidents of her daily life are told with vividness and humour and is rich in interesting sidelights on Aboriginal customs and beliefs. ID267383 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Governor Fergusson's Legacy: A history of the early days of the Maitland-Kilkerran districts, Heinrich, Rhoda
15 Heinrich, Rhoda Governor Fergusson's Legacy: A history of the early days of the Maitland-Kilkerran districts
Adelaide Published by Author 1972 0959893709 / 9780959893700 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is a little rubbed [as usual] & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Minor tape marks to endpapers. Previous owners name to preliminary pages. 269 pages. This history of Maitland and Kilkerran covers a period from the time the Yorke Peninsula was first discovered by both the English and the French to the early 1900s. Includes information about the customs and, traditions and legends of the local Aboriginal tribes. ID251379 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Natives of Sarawak. Survival in Borneo's Vanishing Forests, Hong, Evelyne
16 Hong, Evelyne Natives of Sarawak. Survival in Borneo's Vanishing Forests
Malaysia Institut Masyarakat 1989 9679966038 / 9789679966039 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 265 pages An in-depth analysis of the problems face by the native peoples of Sarawak, most of whom live in longhouse communities in Borneo's tropical forests. ID282140 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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A Family Christmas, Hotchkiss, Joseph W.
17 Hotchkiss, Joseph W. A Family Christmas
Pleasantville, N.Y. Reader's Digest Association 1984 0895771934 / 9780895771933 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose- made plastic sleeve. DJ slightly rubbed on corners. Colour and black & white illustrations. 304 pages With sections on Christmas customs and crafts, Christmas in the kitchen, a Christmas storybook (with the complete text of 'Eloise at Christmastime") and a Christmas prayer book. ID246040 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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18 Ishwaran, K. Shivapur A South Indian Village
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 205 pages The account of an intensive field study of a single village, typical of Indian peasant village life. ID259689 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Man From Arltunga.  Walter Smith Australian Bushman, Kimber, R.G.
19 Kimber, R.G. Man From Arltunga. Walter Smith Australian Bushman
Perth, Western Australia Hesperian Press 1986 085905084X / 9780859050845 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Signed by author. Small previous oners name & date to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Maps to rear. 176 pages Walter Smith (1898-1990), cameleer, prospector and bushman, was born at Arltunga, Northern Territory. He was also known as Walter Purula (Perrurle) and Wati Yuritja (Man of the Water Dreaming). Although he had no formal education, his father taught him the rudiments of writing and to speak fluently in English. From his mother and his grandmother, who lived with the family for many years, he learned to speak the eastern Arrernte and Arabana languages. About the age of 12 he made his first major trip to the Simpson Desert, using camels, accompanying hundreds of Arrernte to a large clay-pan, where they engaged in traditional hunting and gathering activities, and ceremonies. It was the last great Simpson Desert gathering. Later he worked for the Afghan cameleer Charlie Sadadeen, meeting the train at the railhead at Oodnadatta, South Australia, and carrying the load by camel team to Alice Springs. He understood over thirty desert languages and dialects and learned the traditional law, customs and songs of many groups. ID297046 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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20 Long, J. Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpeter and Trader
Toronto Coles Publishing Company 1974 Facsimile Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xi, 295 pages Describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians: with An Account of the Posts situated on the River Saint Laurence, Lake Ontario &c. to which is added A Vocabulary of the Chippeway Language ... ID278422 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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