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Author: CHARLES P. MOUNTFORD
Publisher: Collins, Unesco, 1964, First printing, softcover small 8vo, 24pages Introduction plus 27pages Plates, (some fold-out pages) COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS/ARTWORKS.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frepr, slight foxing to endpapers & to a few outside page edges.
Description: All the examples of Aboriginal art in this book are from the caves and bark paintings of Arnhem Land, Australia.
Author: A. W. REED - Compiler - Author of Aboriginal Place Names, Aboriginal Myths - Legends - Fables
Publisher: Reed, Sydney, 1988, reprint, 1st pub. 1980, softcover 8vo, 119 pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, 3 Parts & Glossary.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight age-toning to endpapers.
Description: Part I: Creation Myths -
Part II: Legends of Sun, Moon and Stars -
Part III: Legends of Animals
These stories retain, as much as can be possible, the full impacts and strengths of their original traditional tellings.
Author: A. W. REED - Compiler - Author of Aboriginal Stories of Australia, Aboriginal Myths - Legends - Fables
Publisher: Reed, Sydney, 1988, reprint, 1st pub. 1967, softcover 8vo, 144 pages, Foreword & Place Names, Appendix A & B.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight age-toning to endpapers & slight foxing to a few outside page edges.
Description: A. W. Reed has written books on the folklore of the Southern hemisphere and on educational and related subjects.
This is a comprehensive collection of names and their derivations from all parts of Australia.
Author: Edited by Kevin Gilbert - Author of Living Black - Because a White Man'll Never Do It & The Cherry Pickers (Play)
Publisher: Penguin Books, Australia, Melbourne, 1988, Fifth printing, softcover large 8vo, 213 pages, Chapters & Indexes of First Lines + Author
Condition:Stiff card-bound softcover, title to spine & frcvr, frcvr illustration by Sally Morgan, slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with an inscription to the front endpaper.
Description: Forty voices are heard in this first anthology of Aboriginal poetry.
From the campfires and 'reserves' of the desert, from riverbanks and prison cells, from universities and urban ghettoes come the inside voices of Australia.
Author: DIANE BELL - Author, Anthropologist - Women in Aboriginal society
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1993, Second Edition with new Foreword & Epilogue, 1st Pub. 1983, softcover 8vo, 342 pages, B/W Photos & Maps, 5 Parts, Appendix 1-2 & INDEX.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION
Description: This book has taken its place alongside the classics of Australian anthropological literature. It remains an outstanding study of Aboriginal women's lives from a woman's perspective.
Author: Professor C. D. ROWLEY - Prof. of Political Studies at the University of Papua and New Guinea.
Publisher: Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1971, hardcover 8vo with dj, 472pp., red Map to eprs, Tables, 4 Parts, 19 Chapters & INDEX.
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover w bright gilt title to spine & gilt hand design in circle to frcvr, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr,in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with edgewear
Description: The 'outcasts' of this book are those of Aboriginal descent, mainly the part-Aborigines, who have been legislated out of the social, economic and political life of the nation. A GOOD copy of this classic of Aboriginal Studies.
Author: Text by MELVA JEAN ROBERTS - Paintings by AINSLIE ROBERTS - DREAMTIME SERIES
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1976, 1st reprint, 1st pub. 1975, small 4to with d/j, 80pages, COLOUR ARTWORKS & B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout.
Condition:Purple cloth-bound Hardcover with white title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, small name sticker to inside frcvr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, a few small tears & edgewear.
Description: Ainslie Roberts has made extensive tours through remote regions of the outback and his paintings capture the inner meanings of the myths. Melva Jean roberts, the wife of the artists, provides a warm and sympathetic text.
Author: Charles and Elsa Chauvel as producers of JEDDA for Columbia Pictures Australia SIGNED COPY by ROBERT TUDAWALI
Publisher: Copyright 1954 Columbia Pictures Pty Ltd 251a Pitt St., Sydney Australia, JEDDA was produced by Charles Chauvel Productions Ltd. 16 page quarto-size 270 x 220 mm
Condition:Large card program-style, probably sold at Cinema outlets where the film was playing, Rubbing and chips to colour cover which has the signature of Robert Tudawali, remarkably intact for 60 years old, in GOOD PLUS CONDITION
Description: How I found Jedda by Charles Chauvel, Jedda Country, Ngarla Kunoth the JEDDA girl, Love Magic, Robert Tudawali -"civilised savage"(sic),featured players: George Simpson-Little, Betty Suttor, Tas Fitzer, Wason Byers, Paul Reynell, life on location FINKE R.