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Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The Dust jacket is edgeworn with home-made sticky tape repairs to inside at top of spine. The book is a little rubbed at spine edges and page edges are a faintly tanned. Foreword by T. G. H. Strehlow. Introduction by the Author. Illustrated with four magnificent full page colour plates and a number of black and white drawings. xvi, 87 pages Full title: The Mythological Genesis and recreative ritual of the Aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia; the Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr and Leagulawulmirree tribes at Milingimbi; the Murinbata and Djamunjun tribes at Port Keats; the Djauan and Ngarlarkan tribes at the Roper River; and the Arranda, Luritja and Pitjantjara tribes of the Centre; chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson. Contents organised under the following headings: The Rainbow Serpent; The Canoe and the Morning Star; Eingana the Mother; The Stone Tjurunga.
Title: The Feathered Serpent The Mythological Genesis and recreative ritual of the Aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia; chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Sydney, Edwards & Shaw: 1956
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: ID294481