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Author: Professor Henry Reynolds (born 1 March 1938) is an eminent Australian historian whose primary work has focused on the frontier conflict.
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1996, First Edition, softcover 8vo, 221pp., 8 Chapters, Conclusion, Bibliography & INDEX.
Condition:Stiff card-bound softcover 8vo, title to spine and illustrated front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, with minimal wear.
Description: This book confronts the question of whether Aboriginal society exercised a form of sovereignty before 1788, whether the 'tribes' were actually small 'nations'.
It considers legal inteerpretations of what happened when the Britons arrived.
Author: CAROLINE GYE, distinguished opthamologist, and outback doctor. ABORIGINE, ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE, Kimberley, Outback medicine
Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1962, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 271pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, COLOURED FRONTISPIECE & 2 MAPS, 14 Chapters & Index.
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, sight rubbing to spine & corners,, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs and to outside page edges, in a (four corners) clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.
Description: After a chance word, distinguished ophthalmologist Caroline Gye, volunteered to take a trip for the Royal Flying Doctor Service to the Kimberley cattle-ranching area and report on blindness among aboriginals.It was the first of her three expeditions.