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The Australian Aborigines, Elkin, A.P.
41 Elkin, A.P. The Australian Aborigines
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1981 020713863X / 9780207138638 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a minor crease in laminate & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 397 pages ID203058 
Price: 25.00 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
42 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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The Red Centre. Man and Beast in the Heart of Australia, Finlayson, H.H.
43 Finlayson, H.H. The Red Centre. Man and Beast in the Heart of Australia
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1979 072430066X / 9780724300662 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Black vinyl boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Large folded map to rear. One of only 717 copies. Inscribed by the author to previous owner on front pastedown. Australiana Facsimiles 206. [Peade A206] 146 pages A compelling evocation of the centre of Australia by this renowned Australian mammologist. First published in 1935. ID297053 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Archaeology of the Dreamtime. The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Her People, Flood, Josephine
44 Flood, Josephine Archaeology of the Dreamtime. The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Her People
Sydney Collins 1983 0002164442 / 9780002164443 1st Edition Hardbound 
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 and Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 288 pages ID190379 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Archaeology of the Dreamtime. The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Her People, Flood, Josephine
45 Flood, Josephine Archaeology of the Dreamtime. The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Her People
Sydney Collins 1989 0732225442 / 9780732225445 Revised Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 302 pages ID274565 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Crossed Purposes.  The Pintupi and Australia's Indigenous Policy, Folds, Ralph
46 Folds, Ralph Crossed Purposes. The Pintupi and Australia's Indigenous Policy
Sydney UNSW Press 2001 0868406910 / 9780868406916 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Good Condition. Ex-Library with stamps to the title page and inside rear cover. but clean and tidy otherwise. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Uncommon title. 190 pages ID297337 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Poverty among Aboriginal Families in Adelaide, Gale, Fay and Binnion, Joan
47 Gale, Fay and Binnion, Joan Poverty among Aboriginal Families in Adelaide
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1975 0642007926 / 9780642007926 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Overall Good+ Condition. Some rubbing to spine edges. Ownership stamp to half-title page and to inside of rear cover 52pages. Australian Government Commission of Inquiry into Poverty. ID6024 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System.  The injustice of Justice?, Gale, Gay, Bailey-Harris, Rebecca & Wundersitz, Joy
48 Gale, Gay, Bailey-Harris, Rebecca & Wundersitz, Joy Aboriginal Youth and the Criminal Justice System. The injustice of Justice?
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1990 0521374642 / 9780521374644 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. A nice copy. 156 pages This book is vital reading for those concerned about the subtle and tenacious discrimination which can remain institutionalised within a system. Fay Gale was a highly regarded Australian academic noted for her work on Aboriginal issues. This book focuses on the experience in South Australia but could be widely applied to the rest of Australia at the time. ID295641 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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What Became of the Australian Aborigines?, Gamack, Ronald S.
49 Gamack, Ronald S. What Became of the Australian Aborigines?
Exeter, UK Wheaton 1969 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. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 90 pages ID297030 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Songs of the Dreamtime, Gandadila, Terry [Commentary by]
50 Gandadila, Terry [Commentary by] Songs of the Dreamtime
Fidado 1995 1875634061 / 9781875634064 1st Edition Hardback 
Square Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in a very good dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour reproductions of the paintings of Jack Wunuwun and colour photographs. 48 pages Ancestral story of the Murrungun/Djinang Clan, Miwirnbi, Northern Territory. Images courtesy of The Holms a Court Collection. ID249875 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Melding of Two Spirits: From the 'Yiminga' of the Tiwi to the 'Yiminga' of Christianity (Occasional Papers No. 35), Gardiner, Sister Anne
51 Gardiner, Sister Anne Melding of Two Spirits: From the 'Yiminga' of the Tiwi to the 'Yiminga' of Christianity (Occasional Papers No. 35)
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1993 0724507256 / 9780724507252 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Stapled bound - card covers. Decorated in black & white by Ancilla Puruntatameri. 9 pages The text of a talk given by Sister Anne Gardiner at the State Library in 1991. Sister Anne was the Principal of St Theresa's School, Nguiu on Bathurst Island at the time of the speech, ID292214 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Dear Primitive A Nurse Among the Aborigines, Gartrell, Marjorie
52 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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Me and Mary Kangaroo, Glbert, Kevin
53 Glbert, Kevin Me and Mary Kangaroo
Melbourne Viking 1994 0670852848 / 9780670852840 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 55 pages A true story from the author's childhood. ID296489 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Punu. Yankunytatjara Plant Use. Traditional Methods of Preparing Foods, Medicines, Utensils and Weapons from Native Plants, Goddard, Cliff & Kalotas, Arpad [Compiled and Edited by]
54 Goddard, Cliff & Kalotas, Arpad [Compiled and Edited by] Punu. Yankunytatjara Plant Use. Traditional Methods of Preparing Foods, Medicines, Utensils and Weapons from Native Plants
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1988 0207157154 / 9780207157158 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations by Julie Jones [with additional illustrations by Jill Hodson, Mary Flynn & Heather Carey.] Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 166 pages ID296333 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Reconciliation.  Essays on Australian Reconciliation, Grattan, Michelle [Editor]
55 Grattan, Michelle [Editor] Reconciliation. Essays on Australian Reconciliation
Melbourne Black Inc. 2000 1863951865 / 9781863951869 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 318 pages One of Australia's most respected political journalists has assembled an outstanding anthology of essays analysing Australia's reconciliation process. ID288102 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Abrogating Responsibility Vesteys, Anthropology and the future of Aboriginal People, Gray, Geoffrey
56 Gray, Geoffrey Abrogating Responsibility Vesteys, Anthropology and the future of Aboriginal People
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2015 1925003655 / 9781925003659 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. 291 pages Examines the 1940s Northern Territory based work of noted anthropologists Ronald and Catherine Berndt, the relationship with the, then, large cattle producing concern, Vesteys and the Aboriginal people. Abrogating Responsibility seeks answers to the question: how was it possible, with so much knowledge about the horrendous conditions Aboriginal people laboured and lived in, and so many well-intentioned agencies and individuals, that nothing changed? Ensuing the laying of blame the book's careful and detailed analysis opens up new insights into a system that placed Aborigines at the end of the line in a series of relationships on a local, state, and national level ID286443 
Price: 42.95 AUD
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The Kaurna, first people in Adelaide [Aboriginal People of South Australia], Groome, Howard
57 Groome, Howard The Kaurna, first people in Adelaide [Aboriginal People of South Australia]
Adelaide Tjintu Books 1981 0959361618 / 9780959361612 1st Edition Softcover 
Oblong Large octavo size [28x21cm approx]. Good+ condition - Around staples is worn. With illustrations by Jan Irvine. 32 pages Designed for 8-12 year olds, the book aims to help children understand the variety of lifestyles lived by the original inhabitants of South Australia. ID184484 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 3, Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]
58 Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by] Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 3
Adelaide South Australia Museum 1939 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Facsimile card covers. Contents original. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 127 pages Contains various articles on Fossil Chitons, Pygmy Sperm Whale, Gammaridea, Astroconus and amphipoda. Also includes " Eagle and Crow Myths of the Maraura Tribe, Lower Darling River, New South Wales" by Tindale and "The Evolution of the Human Motif in Papuan Arrow Design" by Berndt. ID282066 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 4, Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]
59 Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by] Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 4
Adelaide South Australia Museum 1941 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 157 pages Contains various articles on Copepoda, Molluscs, Australian Acarina. Also includes "Fossil Human Skull Fragments of Probably Pleistocene Age from Aitape, New Guinea" by Fenner; "Some Polychrome Incised Pottery Ware from Mt Turu, New Guinea" by Tinsdale; "Flint Instruments of Tasmanian Manufacture Found at Cape Hart, Kangaroo Island" by Alison Harvey and "The Initiation of Native-Doctors, Dieri Tribe, South Australia" by Berndt ID290058 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 2 December1942, Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]
60 Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by] Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 2 December1942
Adelaide South Australia Museum 1942 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 85 pages Contains various articles on Acarina of Australia, Nemotodes, ghost Moths. Also includes "Ceremonial Objects of the Dieri Tribe, Cooper Creek, South Australia." By Vogelsang; an a lengthy article "Echinodermata of the Flindersian Region of South Australia" by Cotton and Godfrey. ID290062 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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