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A History of Numbulwar The Story of an Aboriginal Community in Eastern Arnhem Land 1952-1982 Keith Cole ISBN 0908447086 for sale A History of Numbulwar The Story of an Aboriginal Community in Eastern Arnhem Land 1952-1982 -by- Keith Cole. ISBN 0908447086. Used softcover book. 96 pages. (Keith Cole Publications, Melbourne, 1982) Ex-library. Underlining on a few pages. Stamp on title page and inside rear cover. Else very good.
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A History of The Aboriginal Clans of Sydney's Northern Beaches Ian Jacobs James Vosper ISBN 0646421476 for sale A History of The Aboriginal Clans of Sydney's Northern Beaches -by- Ian Jacobs. ISBN 0646421476. Edited -by- James Vosper. Australian Aboriginal Peoples. Australian Indigenous Peoples. Used softcover book. For over 6,000 years, Aboriginal clans lived on Sydney's Northern Beaches; within a century of British colonisation, they disappeared; this book explores the demise of these peoples and identifies an important person: Chief Bowen. Illustrated with line drawings and colour plates. 69 pages. (Northside Printing. Brookvale, Sydney. 2003) Some soiling on lower edges of pages. Else in very good condition.
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A Terribly Wild Man Christine Halse ISBN 186508753X Biography of Ernest Gribble for sale A Terribly Wild Man -by- Christine Halse. ISBN 186508753X. Biography of Ernest Gribble, Australian missionary, who ran Aboriginal missions with a benevolent rod of iron; anticipating the Stolen Generations, he abducted Aboriginal children from their parents 'for their own protection'; and campaigned for an investigation into a police massacre of Aboriginals in the 1920s which made him powerful enemies. Used softcover book. 220 pages. (Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2002) In fine condition.
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Aboriginal Relics in New South Wales Sharon Sullivan Aboriginal Relics Officer National Parks and Wildlife Service used booklet for sale Aboriginal Relics in New South Wales -by- Sharon Sullivan Aboriginal Relics Officer National Parks and Wildlife Service. Used softcover booklet. 11 pages. (National Parks and Wildlife Service. Sydney. November 1975) Spine discoloured. Else in fine condition.
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Aboriginals of Australia A Record of Their Fast-Vanishing Traditional Way of Life Featuring Over 90 
Full-Colour Photographs Douglass Baglin Barbara Mullins ISBN 0589071378 used booklet for sale Aboriginals of Australia A Record of Their Fast-Vanishing Traditional Way of Life Featuring Over 90 Full-Colour Photographs -by- Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins. ISBN 0589071378. Used softcover book. 34 pages. (A H & A W Reed Pty Ltd. Terrey Hills. 1976) Name whited out on front cover and stains on spine at top. Pages are very good.
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Among Cannibals Account Of Four Years Travels In Australia, And Of Camp Life With The Aborigines Of Queensland -by- Carl Lumholtz. ISBN 0708115233. Reprint Australian National University Press 1980. Australian History. Australian Aboriginals. Reprint from the original 1888 edition; the appendix has been omitted and four colour plates have been reproduced in black and white; a number of changes have been made in the layout of the book, including the re-setting of the index and a re-numbering of the page sequences. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 383 pages + maps at rear of book. (Australian National University Press. Canberra. 1980) Dust jacket is lightly worn on edges and corners, with one small tear at top of spine. One small brown spot on edges of pages, else book is in fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
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Archaeology of The Dreamtime The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Its People Josephine Flood 
Revised Edition 1995 ISBN 0207184488 used book for sale Archaeology of The Dreamtime The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Its People -by- Josephine Flood. Revised Edition 1995. ISBN 0207184488. Examines how the Australia Aboriginals made their way from Asia and how they adapted to and modified their environment; demonstrates how their art and culture developed and were passed on, and how they coped with climate changes. Illustrated with maps, line drawings, colour and black and white photographs. Used softcover book. 328 pages. (Angus & Robertson. Pymble. 1995) Covers are lightly scuffed and creased with a small chip in upper edge of rear cover. Else very good. Weight 810 grams.
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Australian Aboriginal Rock Art Frederick D McCarthy 1967 for sale Australian Aboriginal Rock Art -by- Frederick D McCarthy. Australian Aboriginal Art. Australian Indigenous Art (Australian Museum. Sydney. 3d edition. 1967) No ISBN. Used softcover book. 72 pages. Covers worn on edges. Rear cover is grubby. Corners bumped. Small tears in spine. Pages have yellowed on edges. Else pages are very good.
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Being Black Aboriginal Cultures in Settled Australia Ian Keen ISBN 0855751851 for sale Being Black Aboriginal Cultures in Settled Australia -edited by- Ian Keen. ISBN 0855751851. This book argues that Australian Aboriginal people of predominantly mixed descent, living in Australian cities, country towns and Aboriginal communities, have not lost their culture, due to a continuity of community, identity and culture quite distinct from that of Australians of European and other ethnic origin. Used softcover book. 273 pages. (Aboriginal Studies Press. Canberra. Reprint. 1994) Name of previous owner whited out inside front cover. Highlighting on just a few pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 750 grams.
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Born In The Cattle Aborigines In Cattle Country by Ann McGrath ISBN 0041500849 for sale Born In The Cattle Aborigines In Cattle Country -by- Ann McGrath. ISBN 0041500849. Aboriginal Stockmen. The story of Aboriginal involvement in the Australian northern cattle industry, using oral evidence which enables Aboriginal perspectives to emerge in a way not previously possible. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Used softcover book. 200 pages. ISBN 0041500849. (Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1987) A few marks on edges of pages, else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
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Brown Men And Red Sand Wanderings In Wild Australia Charles P Mountford for sale Brown Men And Red Sand Wanderings In Wild Australia -by- Charles P Mountford. The story of the author's journey among the desert aboriginals of Central Australia and of the experiences that he shared with them; a storehouse of reliable information of their legends and daily life; colour photograph of Mt. Olga as frontispiece and 62 b/w plates; maps on endpapers. (Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne. 1948) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 181 pages. Soiled orange cloth with good brown lettering on spine. Spine is worn top and bottom with a few small tears. Name on front endpaper. Remains of tape marks on endpapers. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
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Bush Food Aboriginal Food and Herbal Medicine Jennifer Isaacs ISBN 094970833X for sale Bush Food Aboriginal Food and Herbal Medicine -by- Jennifer Isaacs. ISBN 094970833X. Ethnobotany. Wild Food. Australian Indigenous peoples have developed a unique knowledge of native plants and animals; this book is a compendium of the kinds of foods eaten by Aboriginals and its nutritional value, and considers the use of natural products used in Aboriginal herbal medicine. Illustrated in colour. Used oversize hardcover book in dust jacket. 256 pages. (Weldons Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1987) Dust jacket is stretched along upper and lower edge. Foxing on endpapers and first and last few pages. Else in excellent condition. Weight 1.4 kilograms.
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Bush Toys Aboriginal Children At Play Claudia Haagen ISBN 0855752459 for sale Bush Toys Aboriginal Children At Play -by- Claudia Haagen. ISBN 0855752459. Australian Aboriginal Social History. Australian Indigenous Studies. A fascinating account of the lives of Aboriginal children in the past and present, through the toys collected by the National Museum of Australia over time, from spears, shields and throwing sticks to hockey, marbles and fireworks, combined with fragments of social commentary; illustrated in colour and black and white. Used softcover book. 165 pages. (Aboriginal Studies Press. Canberra. 1994) Corners are bumped. Covers lightly scuffed. Light wear to front cover at bottom edge. Else in fine condition. Weight 700 grams.
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Charles Perkins A Biography Peter Read ISBN 0141006889 for sale, 
Charles Perkins A Biography Peter Read ISBN 0141006889 book for sale, Charles Perkins A Biography Peter Read ISBN 0141006889 used book for sale Charles Perkins A Biography -by- Peter Read. ISBN 0141006889. Biography of Australian Aboriginal bureaucrat and activist Charles Perkins based on extensive personal interviews and previously unpublished material. Used softcover book. 392 pages. (Penguin Books Australia. Melbourne. 2001) Name of previous owner written on reverse of front cover. Rear upper corner bumped. Foxing inside covers. Pages have tanned. Else in very good condition.
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Children Of The Wilderness Donald Thomson ISBN 085902329X for sale, 
Children Of The Wilderness Donald Thomson ISBN 085902329X book for sale, Children Of The Wilderness Donald Thomson ISBN 085902329X used book for sale Children Of The Wilderness -by- Donald Thomson. ISBN 085902329X. Australian Aborigines. Australian Indigenous Peoples. Photographs of Australian Aboriginal children taken by anthropologist Donald Thomson during his journeys through the tribal lands of northern and central Australia in the 1920s and following decades; his photographs are housed in the Thomson Collection at the Museum of Victoria. (Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd. Melbourne. First Edition. 1983) Used large hardcover book in dust jacket. 85 pages. Name stamp of previous owner on fep. Edges of dust jacket have stretched slightly. Else very good.
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Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Now Days Early Days Art Works 
and Legends Anna Eglitis Arone Meeks and Ken Thaiday ISBN 1875998330 for sale Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art: Now Days - Early Days: Art Works and Legends -edited by- Anna Eglitis, Arone Meeks and Ken Thaiday. ISBN 1875998330. Australian Indigenous art by students of the School of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art of the Tropical North Queensland Institute of TAFE. Most of the artists featured in this book have graduated and are now professional artists. (Central Queensland University Press. Rockhampton. 2000) Used softcover book with dust jacket. 160 pages. A "with compliments" sticker on half title page. Dust jacket has stretched on edges. Else very good.
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Coopers Creek A Place of Many Stories Collated by the Coopers Creek Landcare 
Publication Committee Reconnecting to Country Project Lismore 2011 ISBN 9780987088208 for sale Coopers Creek A Place of Many Stories Collated by the Coopers Creek Landcare Publication Committee Reconnecting to Country Project Lismore 2011 -edited by- Marie Matthews, Emma Stone et al. ISBN 9780987088208. Stories and historical accounts by early settlers and Aboriginal people from the Coopers Creek catchment area. Used softcover book. 76 pages. (Reconnecting to Country Project. Lismore. 2011) Written gift inscription on first page. Else in fine condition.
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Dancing With Strangers The True History Of The Meeting Of The British First Fleet And The Aboriginal Australians 1788 Inga Clendinnen ISBN 1841956163 for sale Dancing With Strangers The True History Of The Meeting Of The British First Fleet And The Aboriginal Australians 1788 -by- Inga Clendinnen. ISBN 1841956163. Australian History. First Fleet. Draws on first-hand accounts and historical records to reconstruct the complex dance of curiosity, attraction and mistrust performed by the protagonists of either side; compulsively readable. (Cannongate Books. Edinburgh. 2005) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 322 pages. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 650 grams.
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Eded Mer (My Life) -by- Thomas Lowah. ISBN 0909901708. Torres Strait Islanders in Australian History. This is the story of Thomas Lowah, a Torres Strait Islander born in 1914, who worked as a diver on a pearling lugger in the Torres Strait and the Great Barrier Reef; when the war came Thomas joined the army; later he worked as a rock driller, laying railway lines in the west and on an Aboriginal mission in the Gulf country; this autobiography of a Torres Strait Islander is a unique document of his life and the life of his people. Illustrated with line drawings by Ray Crooke. Used paperback book. 148 pages. Corners lightly bumped. Else in fine condition.
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Gwion Gwion Dulwan Mamaa Secret and Sacred Pathways of The Ngarinyin Aboriginal People of Australia ISBN 3829040601 for sale Gwion Gwion Dulwan Mamaa: Secret and Sacred Pathways of The Ngarinyin Aboriginal People of Australia (Geheime und Heilige Pfade der Ngarinyin, Aborigines in Australien) (Chemins Secrets et Sacres des Hgarinyin, Aborigenes d'Australie). ISBN 3829040601. Text in English, German and French. (Konemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH. Koln. 2000) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 336 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges and has a small hole near top of spine. Boards are marked at bottom. Else very good. Weighs 2 kilograms.
Product Id: 18492
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I Looked Beyond My Boundaries and Found Life Again Featuring The Choice of Life Hair is Good 
But Life is Better Michelle Torrens Jalai Bundjalung for sale I Looked Beyond My Boundaries and Found Life Again Featuring: The Choice of Life Hair is Good But Life is Better -by- Michelle Torrens - Jalai Bundjalung. The author. who is a Bundjalung Language and Culture Keeper, tells of her amazing journey after being traumatised by ovarian cancer. Michelle's story is about the strength of knowing your cultural and spiritual identity and how we need to change our way of thinking in order to go beyond the boundaries and realise the consequences may not be all that bad. '... go for it and dare to be different'. Used softcover book. 24 pages. (No publisher. No place. No date) In very good condition.
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Iwupataka Jay Creek Aboriginal Settlement Central Australia's First All-Aboriginal Tourist Enterprise Guide Book for sale Iwupataka Jay Creek Aboriginal Settlement Central Australia's First All-Aboriginal Tourist Enterprise Guide Book. Used softcover booklet. 13 pages. (Inland Publications Pty Ltd. Alice Springs. Undated) Light foxing on spine and edges of covers and pages. Else in fine condition.
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Looking For Blackfellas' Point An Australian History of Place Mark McKenna ISBN 0868406449 for sale Looking For Blackfellas' Point An Australian History of Place -by- Mark McKenna. ISBN 0868406449. Australian Aborigines. Australian Indigenous Peoples. Australian Aboriginal Race Relations. The author's investigation of the history of his own local area around Towamba in south-eastern New South Wales is a story of settler-Australia's relations with Indigenous people - what happened, how it was forgotten and finally, confrontation of the truth of the past and building a movement for reconciliation. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Used softcover book. 269 pages. (UNSW Press. Sydney. 2002) A few marks on upper edge of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
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Maori Rock Art (New Zealand Art) Michael Dunn ISBN 0589004743 used book for sale Maori Rock Art (New Zealand Art) -by- Michael Dunn. ISBN 0589004743. Illustrated with 26 colour and black and white plates with locations and full descriptive captions. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 32 pages. (A H & A W Reed. Wellington. 1972) Covers are scuffed. Pages are in very good condition.
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One Blood 200 Years Of Aboriginal Encounter With Christianity A Story Of Hope John Harris 
Albatross Books First Edition 1990 ISBN 0867500950 for sale One Blood 200 Years Of Aboriginal Encounter With Christianity A Story Of Hope -by- John Harris. Albatross Books First Edition 1990. ISBN 0867500950. Used softcover book. Liberally illustrated with early black and white photographs. 956 pages. (Albatross Books. Sutherland, NSW. First Edition. 1990) Corners of covers are bumped and curled. Wear to edges of covers. Bookplate of previous church owner on half title page. Foxing and some marks on edges of pages. Light pencilled underlining on some pages early in the text. Else very good. Weight 1.25 kilograms.
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Our Place Our Music Aboriginal Music Australian Popular Music In Perspective Volume 2 Marcus Breen editor ISBN 0855751975 for sale Our Place Our Music Aboriginal Music Australian Popular Music In Perspective Volume 2 -edited by- Marcus Breen with contributions from Marylouise Brunton, Doug Petherick, D Leila Rankine, Rosie Ryan, Chester Schultz and Guy Tunstill. ISBN 0855751975. (Aboriginal Studies Press, for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra. 1989) Used softcover book, 172 pages. Rear cover creased, foxing on edges of pages, else very good.
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Our Living Stone Age Ion L Idriess First Edition 1963 for sale, 
Our Living Stone Age Ion L Idriess First Edition 1963 book for sale, used Ion Idriess books for sale Our Living Stone Age -by- Ion L Idriess. First Edition 1963. Used hardcover book in a price-clipped dust jacket. 224 pages. (Angus & Robertson Ltd. Sydney. First Edition. 1963) Dust jacket is price-clipped and worn on edges and corners with a few small chips and now covered with clear contact. Bookshop bookplate inside front cover. Corners bumped. Light foxing on edges of pages and some soiling on lower corner of page edges. Else very good. Weight 750 grams.
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Our Stone Age Mystery -by- Ion L Idriess. First Edition 1964. Used hardcover book in a price-clipped dust jacket. 200 pages. (Angus & Robertson Ltd. Sydney. First Edition. 1964) Dust jacket is price-clipped and worn on edges and corners with a few small chips. Small tear in front upper corner and lower rear corner and two tears in upper rear edge.   Some marks on edges of pages. Shelf-wear to edges of boards. Else book itself is in very good condition. Weight 700 grams.
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Pride Against Prejudice Reminiscences Of A Tasmanian Aborigine -by- Ida West. ISBN 0855751800. Mrs Isa West was born on 30 September 1919 on Cape Barren Island in Bass Strait; she holds a position within the Tasmanian Aboriginal communities as a traditional elder and has acted as president of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre; her history is of vital importance both spiritually and genealogically. Used paperback book. 119 pages. (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra. 1987) Light foxing on edges of covers and pages. Else very good.
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Rain In Arnhem Land Further Adventures of Three Aboriginal Children on the Far North Coast of Australia, 
And Some of The Stories of Their People Ann E Wells Supplementary Reader Edition for sale Rain In Arnhem Land Further Adventures of Three Aboriginal Children on the Far North Coast of Australia, And Some of The Stories of Their People -by- Ann E Wells. Australian Literature. Indigenous Literature. Supplementary Reader Edition. (Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1963) Used small softcover book. 90 pages. Covers and pages are worn on edges. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
Product Id: 13983
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Rock Art Of The Dreamtime Images Of Ancient Australia -by- Josephine Flood. ISBN 0207189080. Australian Aboriginal Rock Art. The first new overview of Australian Aboriginal rock art written by an Archaeologist for nearly 40 years; this book gives us a glimpse into Australian prehistory, when now-extinct giant creatures were common, portrayed in rock art together with scenes of hunting, fighting, ceremonial activities, love-making and dancing; many previously unpublished rock art discoveries are included. Illustrated with maps, line drawings, colour and black and white photographs. Second hand softcover book covered in clear contact. 372 pages. (Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1997) Inked stamp on title page. Library sticker on rear cover. Else in fine condition. Weight 1 kilogram.
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Sacred Places in Australia James Cowan Colin Beard ISBN 073180192X for sale Sacred Places in Australia -text by- James Cowan -photography by- Colin Beard. ISBN 073180192X. Explores the spiritual aspect of Australian Aboriginal peoples with the land, called "djang", that is embodied in the Australian landscape; the authors were guided by Aboriginal custodians at all times and travelled over 30,000 kilometres throughout remote and rugged regions, visiting twelve locations each containing the sacred power of "djang"; illustrated lavishly with colour photographs. (Simon and Schuster Australia. Sydney. 1991) Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 332 pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 1.2 kilograms.
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Stone Tools as Cultural Markers Change Evolution and Complexity S Wright 
ISBN 0855750634 Prehistory and Material Culture Series No.12 for sale Stone Tools as Cultural Markers Change Evolution and Complexity -edited by- R V S Wright. Prehistory and Material Culture Series No. 12. ISBN 0855750634. Australian Prehistory. Aboriginal Studies. Used softcover book. 400 pages. (Australian institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra. 1977) Covers are creased and worn. Light foxing on edges of pages. Marks on some pages. Else good. Weight 1.2 kilograms.
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Stories Of The Stolen Generation Marji Hill ISBN 9781740707350 for sale Stories of The Stolen Generation -by- Marji Hill. ISBN 9781740707350. The Insights Series. Many Australian Indigenous children were forcibly taken from their homes and families during the 1900s. This book contains the stories of six of the Stolen Generations: Margaret Tucker; Elsie Roughsey; Lowitja O'Donoghue; Bob Randall; Doris Pilkington Garimara; Archie Roach; Bringing Them Home. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. Pictorial covers. 32 pages. (Pearson Education Australia. Sydney. 2008) In AS NEW condition.
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Thancoupie: Thancoupie The Potter Jennifer Isaacs ISBN 090823502X for sale Thancoupie: Thancoupie The Potter -by- Jennifer Isaacs. ISBN 090823502X. Australian Aboriginal Pottery. Australian Ceramics. The story and works of Thancoupie, Australia's first Aboriginal woman potter, who puts her people's legends into clay to preserve them for the present and future Australians. Her murals and ceramics are held by The National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia and are included in other important public collections. Colour and b/w photographs. (The Aboriginal Artists Agency. Sydney. 1982) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 96 pages. Dust jacket is fair: worn and marked but not torn. Edges of boards are worn. Pages are very good. Rare.
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The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History 
Society and Culture David Horton Two Volumes in Slipcase ISBN 0855752343 for sale The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History, Society and Culture -general editor- David Horton. Two Volumes in Slipcase. ISBN 0855752343. The first significant authoritative and comprehensive reference on all aspects of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture, containing some 2,000 entries by over 200 authors and illustrated with approximately 1,000 colour and black and white photographs, maps and drawings. (Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Canberra. 1994) 2 used volumes in original slipcase. Light wear to edges of dust jackets. Volume Two has small section of damage at bottom of spine. Slipcase is worn on corners and scuffed. Else in excellent condition. Weight 5.75 kg. Please email us for a shipping quote stating your location.
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The Great Boomerang Ion L Idriess SIGNED COPY First Edition 1942 for sale, 
The Great Boomerang Ion L Idriess SIGNED COPY First Edition 1942 book for sale, The Great Boomerang Ion L Idriess SIGNED COPY First Edition 1942 used book for sale The Great Boomerang -by- Ion L Idriess. Signed First Edition 1942. Signed by Ion Idriess on the title page: 'To the Rev John Calder A Cheerio and good fortune. Ion L Idriess '42'. Illustrated with black and white plates. (Angus & Robertson Ltd. Sydney, 1942) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. Dust jacket is fair: tears repaired with tape, chipped, worn, grubby. Inked bookshop stamp on front free endpaper. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is very good. Weight 600 grams.
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The Industrialists And The Aborigines A Study of Aboriginal Employment in The Australian Mining Industry Peter H Rogers ISBN 0207126356 for sale The Industrialists And The Aborigines A Study of Aboriginal Employment in The Australian Mining Industry -by- Peter H Rogers. ISBN 0207126356. (Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, 1973) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 162 pages. Dust jacket worn. Wear on edges and corners of dust jacket with small chips at both ends of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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The Mountains Call Me Back A History Of The Aborigines And The Forests Of The Far South Coast Of N.S.W. -by- Denis Byrne. Occasional Paper No. 5. N.S.W. Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, June 1984. ISBN 0730501558. ISSN 08131902. Australian Indigenous History. 'The mountains call me back' is a continually recurring expression used by members of the Wallaga Lake community. In 1979 Aborigines of the South Coast Yuin tribe confronted foresters over the issue of woodchip logging on Mumbulla Mountain; the mountain is set in the midst of five State forests: Bermagui, Murrah, Mumbulla, Tanga and Tanga West; The N.S.W. State Government directed the National Parks & Wildlife Service to investigate the Aborigines' claims and anthropologist/archaeologist Brian Egloff was appointed to undertake the investigation and produce a series of reports (The Five Forests Study); this booklet is a summary of those reports. Used softcover booklet. 32 pages. (N.S.W. Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs. June 1984) Remains of sticker on cover. Corners re bumped. Else very good.
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The Old Man River Of Australia A Saga Of The River Murray Leila Pirani Walter Cunningham 1945 for sale The Old Man River Of Australia A Saga Of The River Murray -by- Leila Pirani. Illustrated -by- Walter Cunningham. (John Sands Pty Ltd Publichsers. Sydney. First Edition. 1945) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, card covers, 39 pages. Dust jacket is heavily worn and chipped along upper edge. Light stains on dust jacket near spine. Else dust jacket is good. Bookshop bookplate inside front cover. Written gift inscription also inside front cover. Light foxing on first and last page. Upper corner of first few pages creased. Else very good.
Product Id: AA15303
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The Riches of Ancient Australia A Journey Into Prehistory Josephine Flood 1990 ISBN 0702222593 for sale The Riches of Ancient Australia A Journey Into Prehistory -by- Josephine Flood. ISBN 0702222593. Australian Aboriginal history. Australian Prehistory. Prehistoric sites and natural wonders are described in detail, from Aboriginal rock paintings and engravings, dinosaur footprints in the north, and spectacular limestone caves in the south and west; superb photographs, line drawings and numerous maps, as well as full references, glossary notes, index and info on site authorites to contact for advice and permission. Used softcover book. 373 pages. (University of Queensland Press. St Lucia. 1990) Covers are sunned on edges. Foxing inside covers and on edges of pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 960 grams. (2)
Product Id: AA21937
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The Tiwi Language C R Osborne Australian Aboriginal Studies No.55 Linguistic Series No.21 ISBN 0855750375 for sale The Tiwi Language -by- C R Osborne. Australian Aboriginal Studies No. 55 Linguistic Series No. 21. ISBN 0855750375. Australian Indigenous Languages. Grammar, myths and dictionary of the Tiwi language spoken on Melville and Bathurst Islands in Northern Australia. Frontispiece black and white photograph of Napilimunuraja. (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra. 1974) Used softcover (stiff card covers) book. 170 pages. Bound into a very good hardcover volume by library some time after purchase. Gilt lettering on spine states 'Australian Reminiscences & Papers of L E Threlkeld No. 55'. Ex-library with the usual stickers, stamps and marks. In fine condition.
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Trepang China And The Story Of Macassan-Aboriginal Trade Exhibition Catalogue ISBN 9780646532165 for sale Trepang China And The Story Of Macassan-Aboriginal Trade Exhibition Catalogue. ISBN 9780646532165. Catalogue of an exhibition presented at the Capital Museum of Beijing entitled 'Trepang: The Chinese and Macassan Trade with Aboriginal Australia' founded on the historical, artistic and social evidence of Australian Indigenous People and Asian contact around trade in trepang (or sea cucumber) from the early 18th Century to the early 20th Century; sourced from public collections across the globe, the exhibition presents an extensive array of documents, artefacts, paintings; maps and images tracing this historical exchange and reflecting on the development of trade between the Chinese, Macassan and Aboriginal cultures. Text in Chinese and English. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 144 pages. (Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation. The University of Melbourne. 2011) Some grubby marks on the white covers. Else in fine condition. Weight 850 grams.
Product Id: AA25480
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When The Sky Fell Down The Destruction of The Tribes of The Sydney Region 1788-1850s Keith Willey ISBN 0002164345 for sale When The Sky Fell Down The Destruction of The Tribes of The Sydney Region 1788-1850s -by- Keith Willey. ISBN 0002164345. Australian Indigenous Peoples. Australian History. (William Collins Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1979) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 231 pages. Dust jacket is faded on the spine with a small section of surface lifted from removal of a label. Heavy foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Product Id: AH17773
Price: AU$15.00
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White On Black The Australian Aborigine Portrayed In Art Geoffrey Dutton ISBN 0333139534 for sale White On Black The Australian Aborigine Portrayed In Art -by- Geoffrey Dutton. ISBN 0333139534. An art book which is also a social history; how the white Europeans saw the black Australians, roughly from 1770 to 1970, and set it down in pencil or ink or paints, is the fascinating measure of their understanding of Australia's Aborigines - or lack of it; the author has included several horrific failures to recognise a common humanity; 28 colour plates and 155 b/w plates. (Macmillan in association with the Art Gallery Board of South Australia. First Edition. 1974) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 168 pages. dust jacket is poor: tattered on edges with small tears, creased, pen marks on flap. Book itself is very good. Errata slip tipped in on half title page. Weight 1.4 kilograms.
Product Id: AT8708
Price: AU$40.00
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Wildbird Dreaming Aboriginal Art From The Central Deserts Of Australia Nadine Amadio Richard Kimber ISBN 0864361084 for sale Wildbird Dreaming Aboriginal Art From The Central Deserts Of Australia -by- Nadine Amadio & Richard Kimber. ISBN 0864361084. Photography by- Barry Skipsey. (Greenhouse Publications. Melbourne. 1988) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 144 pages. Dust jacket is bumped and chipped on corners. Light wear to lower edges of boards. All else is very good.
Product Id: AT12955
Price: AU$50.00
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Worlds Apart Life On An Aboriginal Mission by Pat Keating ISBN 0868065161 signed copy for sale Worlds Apart Life On An Aboriginal Mission -by- Pat Keating. Signed Copy. ISBN 0868065161. Australian Indigenous Peoples. Aboriginal Missions. Aboriginal Resettlement. Australian History. The author's account of the shabby conditions, shameful poverty-prejudice and official neglect on an Australian Aboriginal mission in the 1960s. Gift inscription to previous owner signed by the author on the half title page. (Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 1994 ) ISBN 0868065161. Used book. Softcover book in a dust jacket. 160 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges and both ends of spine. Inked stamp of previous owner on half title page. Light foxing on first page and on edges of pages. Else very good. Scarce.
Product Id: AH18335
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