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Dreamtime Justice, Hall, Vic
61 Hall, Vic Dreamtime Justice
Adelaide Rigby 1962 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ edges a little rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 160 pages An account of the killing of Albert McColl and Rev. John Evans in Northern Territory in early 1930s. The author was one of four members of the patrol that set out to investigate the killings. ID254745 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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62 Hallows, John The Dreamtime Society
Sydney Collins 1970 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo size,, Very Good in Good+ Dustjacket, now protected. Mild edgewear to DJ and small tear to upper front edge. 282pages. ID9571 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Nature and Nurture.  Aboriginal Child-Rearing in North-Central Arnhem Land, Hamilton, Anne
63 Hamilton, Anne Nature and Nurture. Aboriginal Child-Rearing in North-Central Arnhem Land
Canberra Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 1981 0391021079 / 9780391021075 1st Edition Softcover 
Oblong Octavo Size [23x15cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 183 pages This book offers the reader a fascinating glimpse into the family life of a group of people who must often seem very remote, and their ways a little mysterious, to those raised and living in a technologically complex and largely urbanised environment. ID297135 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Unlucky Australians, Hardy, Frank
64 Hardy, Frank The Unlucky Australians
Melbourne Melbourne Nelson 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ is complete but rubbed and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 257 pages With a Foreword by Donald Horne. ID238681 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Best of Both Worlds: Aboriginal Health Then and Now (Occasional Papers No 36), Hargrave, John C.
65 Hargrave, John C. The Best of Both Worlds: Aboriginal Health Then and Now (Occasional Papers No 36)
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1993 0724507892 / 9780724507894 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - staplebound 9 pages Occasional Papers No. 36 State Library of the Northern Territory. The seventh Eric Johnson Lecture delivered in 1992. ID291505 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Songs of the Songmen: Aboriginal Myths Retold, Harney, Bill & Elkin, A.P.
66 Harney, Bill & Elkin, A.P. Songs of the Songmen: Aboriginal Myths Retold
Adelaide Rigby 1968 New and Revised Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some wear to spine ends with a small amount of loss, c chipped and creased corners and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book is lightly rubbed at spine ends. Black & white illustrations. 178 pages Contents include Native Sayings, Our Dreaming, As Songmen Sing, Introduction, Spelling of Native Names and Terms, Songs of Creation, The Songs of Life and Death, The Songs of Childhood, Songs of Magic, Songs of Trade, Songs of Taboo, The Hunter's Cycle. ID288183 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Noonkambah. Whose Land, Whose Law, Hawke, Steve and Gallagher, Michael
67 Hawke, Steve and Gallagher, Michael Noonkambah. Whose Land, Whose Law
Fremantle Fremantle Arts Centre Press 1989 0949206555 / 9780949206558 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm].Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Newspaper clipping neatly taped to inside of front cover. 351 pages ID199074 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Macquarie Pen Anthology of Aboriginal Literature, Heiss, Anita & Minter, Peter (Editors)
68 Heiss, Anita & Minter, Peter (Editors) Macquarie Pen Anthology of Aboriginal Literature
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2008 1741754380 / 9781741754384 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. xviii, 280 pages A ground-breaking collection of work from some of the great Australian Aboriginal writers, covering over 200 years of Aboriginal culture, history and life, from Bennelong's 1796 letter to contemporary creative writers. ID275153 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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A Straight-Out Man: F.W. Albrecht and Central Australian Aborigines, Henson, Barbara
69 Henson, Barbara A Straight-Out Man: F.W. Albrecht and Central Australian Aborigines
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1992 0522844138 / 9780522844139 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 313 pages The story of Pastor F.W. Albrecht who ran the Hermannsburg Mission for twenty-six years from the 1920s. Along the way the reader meets station owners, Lutheran pioneers, and prominent figures of the time like John Flynn, T.G.H. Strehlow, Harold Bell Lasseter and Albert Namatjira. ID279620 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The People in Between. The Pitjantjatjara People of Ernabella [Signed], Hilliard, Winifred
70 Hilliard, Winifred The People in Between. The Pitjantjatjara People of Ernabella [Signed]
London Hodder & Stoughton 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has some wear and tape repairs by previous owner, now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Signed by the author. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour plates of Aboriginal art. 253 pages The author was asked by the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions to take over the craft industry at the Board's Ernabella Mission. Her book discusses the whole problem of the Australian Aborigines in the light of her experiences and wider reading. ID142790 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XLV [1921], Howchin, Walter [Editor] assisted by Arthur M. Lea
71 Howchin, Walter [Editor] assisted by Arthur M. Lea Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XLV [1921]
Adelaide Royal Society of South Australia 1921 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates and in-text black and white diagrams. 316 pages + 16 pages of plates Contains a number of papers on natural history, geology and anthropology. Of particular note are: ‘On the Occurrence of Aboriginal Stone Implements of Unusual Types in the Tableland Region of Central Australia. Plates xi to xxi by Prof Walter Howchin [24 pages + plates], there is also a 2 page report by Howchin “On the methods adopted by Aborigines of Australia in the Making of Stone Implements, Based on Actual Observation” [pp280-81] and “The Craters and Lakes of Mount Gambier, South Australia. Plate x” by Dr Charles Fenner [36 pages + in-text diagrams and 1 plate] ID276363 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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72 Howitt, Ritchie & Douglas, John Aborigines & The Mining Companies in Northern Australia
Sydney Alternative Publishing Co-operative Ltd 1983 0909188718 / 9780909188719 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. 110 pages ID108178 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Aborigines of Australia, Hoyt, Olga
73 Hoyt, Olga Aborigines of Australia
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 128 pages. ID187081 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Australian Dreaming 40,000 Years of Aboriginal History, Isaacs, Jennifer
74 Isaacs, Jennifer Australian Dreaming 40,000 Years of Aboriginal History
Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1991 0725408278 / 9780725408275 Reprint Hardback 
Folio Size. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 304 pages The Aboriginal history of the Australian continent and its people, as told by the Aboriginal story-tellers. Colour photos throughout. ID287941 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Nanbaree, Isobel
75 Isobel Nanbaree
Perth Negative Preparation Ltd 1995 0646207091 / 9780646207094 2nd Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Lower rear corner is a little creased. Fantastic colour plates from the Watling Collection of the British Museum of Natural History. 168pages In this captivating children's book, Nanbaree and Thomas Watling are given their rightful place in Australian history. ID289201 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past. A Global Perspective, Johnson, Murray
76 Johnson, Murray Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past. A Global Perspective
Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2014 192500371X / 9781925003710 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. 260 pages This book places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. The author discusses the pioneering studies that delve into the mists of antiquity, and he engages with current controversies, including the extinction of megafauna, land management practices, and social development over many millennia. ID279144 
Price: 42.95 AUD
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Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola, Jose, Nicholas
77 Jose, Nicholas Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola
South Yarra Hardie Grant Books 2002 1740640691 / 9781740640695 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. 294 pages Nicholas Jose sets out to discover, Roger Jose, perhaps a distant relative, and his life in a remote Aboriginal community. ID296739 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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From the Centre to the City Aboriginal Education, Culture and Power, Keeffe, Kevin
78 Keeffe, Kevin From the Centre to the City Aboriginal Education, Culture and Power
Canberra Aboriginal Studies Press 1992 0855752351 / 9780855752354 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Some very minor creasing to front cover. 198 pages This book is about the directions taken in Australia to develop an Aboriginal curriculum in schools. ID272504 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Grammar and Vocabulary of the Language of the Aborigines of the MacDonnell Ranges contained in the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XIV Part 1, Kempe, H. Rev.
79 Kempe, H. Rev. A Grammar and Vocabulary of the Language of the Aborigines of the MacDonnell Ranges contained in the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XIV Part 1
Adelaide Royal Society of South Australia 1891 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very good condition in original wrappers. Tiny chip to lower front edge. There are a number of black and white illustrations and coloured plates unrelated to Kempe's paper. 54 pages [article only] The Rev Kempe was a missionary attached to the Hermmansburg Mission. In this paper was presented to the Society on December 2, 1890. It dealt with the vocabulary of the tribe inhabiting the River Finke, but he also indicated that it 'is also, with only slight variations in dialect, that of the tribes in the MacDonnell Ranges eastward to Alice Springs, but not far westward of the River Finke, and extending southward to the Peake.' In addition there are several articles of natural history interest. ID289623 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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Moola Bulla.  In The Shadow of the Mountain, Kimberley Language Resource Centre
80 Kimberley Language Resource Centre Moola Bulla. In The Shadow of the Mountain
Broome, Western Australia Magabala Books 1996 1875641173 / 9781875641178 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good Condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Told in local Aboriginal languages Kija, Jaru and Kriol, and translated into English 258 pages Moola Bulla: in the shadow of the mountain contains honesty, unexpected judgements and a unique humour that comes from a life of getting by. ID289840 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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