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Aboriginal History Volume One 1977 Part I

By: Stanner, W.E.H.; Ryan, Lyndall; Hercus, Luise; Beckett, Jeremy; Barwick, Diane & Reece, Robert (Editors)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Canberra, Aboriginal History: 1977

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302334


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 190 pages. Contents include: 'The history of indifference thus begins" by W.E.H. Stanner; The struggle for recognition: part-Aborigines in Tasmania in the nineteenth century by Lyndall Ryan; Tales of Nadu-dagali (Rib-bone Billy) by Luise Hercus; The Torees Strait Islanders and the pearling industry: a case of internal colonialism by Jeremy Beckett. View more info

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Talking for Country: The Land and its Song & The Ties That Bind Indigenous People Around the World [State Library of the Northern Territory Occasional Papers No 37

By: Stanton, Vai

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darwin, State Library of the Northern Territory: 1993

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295935


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. 10 pages The text of two talks given by the author in 1991 & 1993 as part of the "Under the Banyan Tree" series. View more info

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Attitudes and Social Conditions. Aborigines in Australian Society

By: Taft, Ronald; Dawson, John & Beasley, Pamela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID147040

ISBN: 0708107370


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light edgewear & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small texta mark to ffep [over name I presume]. 190 pages Three essays on social issues facing Aboriginal people - one in Western Australia and the other two in New South Wales. But, as the blurb says, these studies will be on interest to anyone concerned with European-Aboriginal relations. View more info

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Aborigines & Uranium and other essays

By: Tatz, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann Educational Australia: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296597

ISBN: 0858592762


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 190 pages View more info

Image for Aboriginal Voices. Contemporary Aboriginal Artists, Writers and Performers

Aboriginal Voices. Contemporary Aboriginal Artists, Writers and Performers

By: Thompson, Liz

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster Australia: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID222340

ISBN: 0731801652


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 176 pages View more info

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A Bridge over Time. Living in Arnhemland with the Aborigines 1938-1944

By: Thornell, Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1986

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID241055

ISBN: 0709026366


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Missing front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 191pages View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 14 No 3

By: Tindale, Norman (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1963

Seller ID: ID197883


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Unlike the modern reproductions, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct. Contains articles on "Totemic Beliefs in the western Desert of Australia" & A Tjurubga-like Stone Pendant from New South Wales" & "Aboriginal Skin Rugs" - among others. View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 14 No 2 1962

By: Tindale, Norman (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1962

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID273960


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. Some age discolouration to spine.Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Fold-out map. Unlike the modern reproductions, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct and any fold-outs are present and intact. 214 pages Articles on Australian Aborigines and Natural history. Articles on Australian Aborigines: "Rock Engravings at Koonawara, Western New Sout... View more info

Image for Geographical Knowledge, and Some Population Changes of the Kaiadilt People of Bentinck Island, Queensland [From Records of the South Australian Museum, Vol XlV, No2. July 27th 1962

Geographical Knowledge, and Some Population Changes of the Kaiadilt People of Bentinck Island, Queensland [From Records of the South Australian Museum, Vol XlV, No2. July 27th 1962

By: Tindale, Norman B.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID258649


Small Quarto Size. Fine copy - Near to Mint condition. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Fold-out map. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. 76 pages Gives an account of the native geography of Bentinck Island and vicinity, the home to the Kaiadilt who remained aloof from direct engagement with Europeans until the late 1940s. Norman Tindale was a highly regarded Australian anthropologist, archaeologist, entomologist and ethnologist. He is be... View more info

Image for Results of the Harvard-Adelaide Universities Anthropological Expedition, 1938-1939.  Distribution of Australian Aboriginal Tribes: A Field Survey contained in the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume 64 Parts 1 & 2

Results of the Harvard-Adelaide Universities Anthropological Expedition, 1938-1939. Distribution of Australian Aboriginal Tribes: A Field Survey contained in the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume 64 Parts 1 & 2

By: Tindale, Norman B.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268677


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in original wrappers. Fold-out maps. Very Scarce. 91 pages Also contains a substantial article by Ralph W. Segnit on the Geology of Hallett Cove [including a large fold-out map], a shorter article by R.M. Berndt on Sign language of the Jaralde Tribe, a short article by C.P. Mountford on Aboriginal Stone Structures and other articles of natural history and geological interest. View more info

Image for Eagle and Crow Myths of the Maraura Tribe, Lower Darling River, New South Wales From Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Vl. No 3, 1939

Eagle and Crow Myths of the Maraura Tribe, Lower Darling River, New South Wales From Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Vl. No 3, 1939

By: Tindale, Norman B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Board of Governors, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia: 1939

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID274042


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. 18 pages Includes a map on the distribution of eagle and crow myths among Aboriginal people of Australia. Norman Tindale was a highly regarded Australian anthropologist, archaeologist, entomologist and ethnologist. He is best remembered for his work mapping the various tribal groupings of Indigenous Australians. View more info

Image for The Torres Diaries 1901-1914.  Diaries of Dom Fulgentius [Anthony] Torres Y Mayans, O.S.B. Abbot Nullius of New Norcia Bishop Titular of Dorylaeum Administrator Apostolic of the Kimberley Vicariate in North Western Australia

The Torres Diaries 1901-1914. Diaries of Dom Fulgentius [Anthony] Torres Y Mayans, O.S.B. Abbot Nullius of New Norcia Bishop Titular of Dorylaeum Administrator Apostolic of the Kimberley Vicariate in North Western Australia

By: Torres, Y Mayans [translated by Fr. Eugene Perez]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Perth, Artlook Books: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295660


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Covers lightly rubbed. 274 pages This condensed version of the diaries of Bishop Torres forms a valuable addition to the earlier works by Fr. Perez concerning the Benedictine Monks of New Norcia, the Drysdale Mission and Kalumburu View more info

Image for The Aboriginal Economy in Transition.  Inspiring visions of the future

The Aboriginal Economy in Transition. Inspiring visions of the future

By: Udo-Ekpo, Lawrence T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Seaview Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260867

ISBN: 1740081358


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 156 pages A positive view of the progress made by Aboriginal Australians to that time. Contents: The Recent History of the Aboriginal Economy; The Globalisation of the Aboriginal Economy; Visions of the Future - the struggle for self sufficiency; Managing the Aboriginal Economy in Outstations; Transforming the Cultural Industry; New Enterprises in Aboriginal Australia; Future Success - Conclusions. The author was ... View more info

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Do Not Go Around The Edges Poems

By: UTEMORRAH, Daisy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Broome, Western Australia, Magabala Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID299530

ISBN: 0958810117


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour illustrations by Pat Torres. 29 pages Includes the poet's life story. View more info

Image for Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 15 No 4

Records of the South Australian Museum Volume 15 No 4

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290059


Small Quarto Size. Very Good copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Unlike the modern reproductions, the plates and diagrams/drawings are distinct. Contains articles on Stone implements from South Australia; Archaelogical campsite at Hallett Cove; Rock engravings from Western Central Australia; Cave paintings from Northern Territory; Frog Fauna; Stone artifacts from prehistoric Western Papua - and more. View more info

Image for Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. XI. No 1

Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. XI. No 1

By: Various Edited by the Museum Director

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Museum Board: 1953

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID290057


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 90pages Articles on Australian Aborigines and Natural History. Article on Australian Aborigines: "Native Arts and Industries on the Archer, Kendall and Holroyd Rivers, Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland" by Ursula McConnel Natural History articles on Rhopalocera, Mange-Mites of the Wombat and Lacertilia. View more info

Image for Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Xl. No 4, May 31 1955

Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Xl. No 4, May 31 1955

By: Various. Edited by the Museum Director

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Museum Board: 1955

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID290056


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 120 pages Papers on Australian Aborigines and natural history. Australian Aboriginal articles: " An Unrecorded Method of Aboriginal Rock Carvings" by Charles Mountford; Natural History Articles: Ghost Moths, Pelagic fossils, and flower bugs of the Australian and adjacent Pacific Regions. "Preliminary Account of Reptile and ... View more info

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Wisdom From The Earth The Living Legacy of the Aboriginal Dreamtime

By: Voigt, Anna & Drury, Nevill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: East Roseville, NSW, Simon & Schuster Australia: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288295

ISBN: 0731805690


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 192 pages Explores a number of major Dreamtime myths as well as the songlines, ceremonies and other spiritual practices which make up Aboriginal life View more info

Gone For A Song. A death in custody on Palm Island

By: Waters, Jeff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268177

ISBN: 0733322166


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. B/W map. 246 pages View more info

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Thirty Years In Tropical Australia

By: White, Gilbert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID235319


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's signature to preliminary pages and top corner of front pastedown - both neat. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Two maps. 264 pages Observations of life in Northern Australia during the late nineteenth and early 20th century by the first Bishop of Diocese of Carpentaria. View more info