Anthropological Notes made on the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, 1903 [extract from Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XXVIII]

By: Basedow, H.

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Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine Condition in new yellow card covers. Twenty-nine colour and black & white illustration. 40 pages plus 29 plates at rear Herbert Basedow (1881-1933), anthropologist, geologist, explorer and medical practitioner. In 1903 Basedow was a member of the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, led by L. A. Wells; he studied natural history and geology, and compiled a detailed journal on the Aboriginals, collecting a vocabulary of about 1500 words of the Aluridja (Western Desert) and Aranda languages. In 1904 he published anthropological notes on the journey.

Title: Anthropological Notes made on the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, 1903 [extract from Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XXVIII]

Author Name: Basedow, H.

Categories: Aborigines,

Edition: 1st thus

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia: 1904

Binding: Softcover

Seller ID: ID302346

Keywords: Aboriginal aboriginal history Anthropology Basedow,