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Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Boards lightly rubbed at edges and front hinge 'soft' ; Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Black & white illustrations to both by a Native Artist. Introduction to both volumes by Andrew Lang. Gilt to page edges and gilt desorations to front board and spine. Australian Legendary Tales also includes a speicimen ot the Native text. viii, 132pp; xv, 144pp; 16pp Adverts One of the earliest attempts to bring Aboriginal culture to the attention of White Australians in a serious and sympathetic manner. Contains 31 tales and 23 tales respectively.
Title: Australian Legendary Tales Folk-Lore of the Noongahburrahs as Told to the Piccaninnies and More Australian Legendary Tales Collected from Various Tribes
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publisher: London and Melbourne, David Nutt and Melville, Mullen & Slade: 1898
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: ID309231