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Du reve a la loi chez les Aborigenes. Mythes, rites et organisation sociale en Australie

by Glowczewski, Barbara

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Published
1991
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Very good overall
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Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1991. Paperback. Very good overall. Inscribed by the author to Mervyn Meggitt- "For Mervyn. the No. 1 Anthopologist. Amitie, Barbara". Large 8vo, 362 pp, index. "Specimen" stamped on foredge, discoloration on top edge.
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Les Reveurs du Desert, peuple Warlpiri d'Australie

by Glowczewski, Barbara

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Published
1989
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Very good overall, with slight markig on foredges.
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First edition
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Paris: Plon, 1989. First edition. Paperback. Very good overall, with slight markig on foredges.. Inscribed by the author to Mervyn Meggitt, "For Pr. Mervyn Meggitt whose beautiful 'Desert People' gave a history fo the Warlpiri. Cordialement Barbara Glowczewski". 8vo, 285pp, central section of b&w photographs.
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Man Tracks. With the Mounted Police in Australian Wilds

by Idriess, Ion L.

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Published
1935
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Good + condition
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Second edition
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1935. Second edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. Account of Australian mounted police in northwest Australia, with content and photographs on aboriginal trackers (the "Black Intelligence", p152). 8vo, frontispiece, xii, 330 pp, b&w photographic illustrations throughout; maps at end papers. Original red cloth boards with black lettering & black rule, spine… Read more
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Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, Volume IV, with article, "Mutiny of the Bounty"

by Chambers, William & Robert

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Published
1836
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Very good overall
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London: Orr and Smith, 1836. Hardcover. Very good overall. Full yearly bound volume of 52 numbers, beginning with January 31, 1835, through January 23, 1836. Content includes the Mutiny of the Bounty, Halley's Comet, and Ross' s Expedition to the Arctic (p346 - 347). Folio, 416 pp, all edges marbled. Three quarter black gilt leather… Read more
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Cassell's Picturesque Australasia, With Original Illustrations. 4 volumes in 2

by Morris, E. E., ed

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Published
1890
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Very good overall
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London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, 1890. Hardcover. Very good overall. Much important material on Australia contained in these 4 profusely illustrated volumes bound in two. Includes Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Gold, Adelaide, Ballarat, Eureka Stockade, Bush Life, explorers, Rockhampton, Western Australia, Aborigines, land explorations, and more. Also includes Fiji, New Guinea, and… Read more
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Sydney: Royal Society of New South Wales, 1889. Hardcover. Very good condition. Two extracts from the Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales. The Aborigines of Australia by Edward Stephens, read before the Royal Society NSW, October 2, 1889. [With] "New South Wales as a Health Resort in Phthisis Pulmonalis" (tuberculosis), read… Read more
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Venturesome Tom. A Story of Stirring Adventure by Land and Sea

by Tomalin, Captain

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Published
1908
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Good + condition
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London: F. Tarrant and Company, 1908. Wraps. Good + condition. Older juvenile fiction, of young English man's quest for fortune in Australia. With much gold mining content (Mount Morgan Mine). Many amusing examples of period Australian slang: "The goldfields after the dust storm, was a sight never to be forgotten ... the miners rushing to the hotel… Read more
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La Nouvelle-Nursie: Histoire d'une Colonie Bénédictine dans l'Australie Occidentale (1846-1878)

by Berengier Theophile

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Published
1879
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First edition
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Paris; Lyon: Lecoffre Fils et cie., 1879. First edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. A French history of New Norcia, one of the first Catholic missions to work to convert aborigines, founded in Western Australia by Spanish Benedictines, Fathers Joseph Serra and Rosendo Salvado, in 1836. With a large folding map of Australia at the rear, numerous full… Read more
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Sydney: William Dymock, 1900. Hardcover. Very good condition. A history of the Hawkesbury River region of Australia which contains much commentary on the local aborigines, buildings and people, including Margaret Catchpole, the Rev. Samuel Murray and James Hardy Vaux. 'Compiled from the columns of the Windsor and Richmond gazette'. … Read more
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Ein Neuhollander Zeigt Die Von den Europaern Erhaltenen Geschenke

by [De Sainson] Fahnlein, del. Honegger, Lith

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Published
1840
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Germany, 1840. An engraving of West Australian aborigines encountering Europeans, with one aborigine wearing Western clothes and displaying trinkets to his tribe, with the French watching from the left side of the engraving. Based on De Sainson, a lithograph from a German edition of his work. Plate number "33" in the top right corner. 10… Read more
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An Exhibition of Aboriginal Art of North Australia

by Marika, Wandjuk (preface); Jennifer Isaacs

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n. d.
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Australia: The Aboriginal Arts Board of The Australia Council, n. d.. Paperback. Very good overall. Uncommon art exhibition catalogue of aboriginal art of North Australia. No date, but circa 1976. Essays, b& w photographs and descriptions of 118 items, including a bibliography. Square 8vo, unpaginated (44 pp), staplebound in brown embossed wrappers ( a bit… Read more
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New York: American Geographical Society, 1878. Hardcover. Very good overall. The first published account of exploration in Australia by Jess Young (pp116 - 141), titled 'Recent Journey of Exploration Across the Continent of Australia; Its Deserts, Native Races, and Natural History'. Young joined Ernest Giles during his 4th Australian expedition, making important botanical discoveries and collections.… Read more
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Australia and the Empire

by Martin, A Patchett

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Published
1889
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Very good
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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1889. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo, xxiv, 286pp. Original publishers green gilt cloth.
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Western Australia as reported in The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, of the Year 1828

by [Western Australia] Stirling, Capt. James

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Published
1829
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Good + overall
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First edition
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London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. Highly important early Western Australia content, with report by Captain Stirling on his expedition to the Swan River, undertaken in the year prior to the first settlement. A 7 page report from Captain Stirling's despatches describes the results of his 1827 expedition. Other topics include:… Read more
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1815. Very good condition. Early hand colored copper engraving of Sydney, with Aborigines tending a fire at the left foreground, tents on the shore in the middle ground, and the harbor with many sailing ships, and the city in the distance. With the text sheet, in both German and French, which describes Sydney as a… Read more
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Oxford, 1952. Hardcover. Very good condition. The author's copy of the typewritten thesis of Australian anthropologist D'Arcy Ryan, for the degree of B. Litt. at Lincoln College, Oxford, on Australian totemism, with his pencil annotations. D'Arcy Ryan (1923 - 2014) was born in Bondi, educated in Sydney and Oxford and lectured for 25 years at… Read more
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image of La Germanie.  Traduite de Tacite... Avec un Nouveau Commentaire extrait de Montesquieu et des principaux publicistes; ATLAS volume only

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Paris: C. L. F. Panckoucke, 1824. First edition. The atlas volume only of M. Panckoucke's translation of the work by Tacitus, the atlas illustrating the Frenchman's views. The plates are varied; some are of classical Roman statuary, others are quite unexpected, especially the plate "Guerrier des Terres Australes" which is drawn directly from Francois Peron's "Voyages aux Terres… Read more
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Hunting the Kangaroo. Color aquatint of New South Wales aborigines

by [Kangaroo] Clark, John

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Published
1813
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London: Edward Orme, 1813. Very good overall. Hand colored aquatint depicting 5 aborigines at a stream, in pursuit of kangaroos, with one just impaled (at the right side of the image) by a spear. The other kangaroos fleeing, colored in dark gray. From 'Field sports & c. ... of the Native Inhabitants of New South… Read more
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Aboriginal Woman. Sacred and Profane

by Kaberry, Phyllis M.

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Published
1939
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Good
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1st UK edition
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London: Routledge, 1939. 1st UK edition. Hardcover. Good. Landmark work on aboriginal women. Topics include the social and spiritual development of aboriginal children, childhood, marriage, the rights and duties of women in marriage, social functions of women, women's ceremonies, and women's secret corroborees. (xxxii) 294pp, 7 b&w ills; 1 map. Original brown cloth boards, spine little worn,… Read more
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Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1952. Paperback. Good +.
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