Dust for the Dancers

By: Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor

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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.

Title: Dust for the Dancers

Author Name: Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor

Categories: Aborigines,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1955

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID266393

Keywords: Aboriginal culture aboriginal customs aboriginal history aboriginal paintings Aborigines central australia ceremonies Daly River dancing initiation Melville Island northern australia,