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1 Jimmy Pike; Graphics from the Christensen Fund Collection
Vanguard Press 1988 Western Australia First Edition 0958782938 / 9780958782937 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photography By Patricia Lowe & Brian Stevenson 
55 page. Illustrated card-cover, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Jimmy Pike was born in the Great Sandy Desert and his early life was spent as a member of a nomadic group. His family lived traditionally by hunting and gathering, moving from waterhole to waterhole according to the seasons. He started painting in 1980." 201 000308 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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2 Outback Heroes
Adam-Smith, Patsy Lansdowne Press 1981 Sydney, Australia 0701815620 / 9780701815622 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
255 page, colour & b/w illustrated, colour illustrated end papers. Brown-cloth cover, slight edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, one small chip on front, otherwise clean & straight. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Bushwomen and children, drovers, missionaries, rogues, miners, navvies, stockmen, trackers, mailmen, postmistresses, teachers and seamen - the heroes of our Outback come in all guises, from all parts of the continent, from the past and the present." 142 000279 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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3 Aboriginal Art of Australia
Baglin & Mullins Soft Cover 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 568 002060 
Price: 5.00 AUD
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4 Aboriginals of Australia
Baglin & Mullins Soft Cover 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 568 002061 
Price: 5.00 AUD
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5 Man, Land & Myth in North Australia; The Gunwinggu People
Berndt, Ronald M. & Catherine H. Michigan State University Press 1970 East Lansing First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
262 pages, b/w illustrated. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, small spots of chipping to edges, light edge-wear, some light rubbing marks. Small mark to bottom closed page edges, light foxing and browing to top closed edge, couple of pencil highlighting and notes in text body, otherwise pages straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". a detailed study of one Australian Aboriginal society, written with both insight and an understanding that is rare in the relevant literature . a study by two social anthropologists . presents a balanced picture of Gunwinggu men and women . depth and comprehensiveness are a resultof long acquaintance with the area and a long association at the interpersonal level with the Aborigines concerned." 618 001070 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Outback in Focus, Carter, Jeff
6 Outback in Focus
Carter, Jeff Rigby Limited 1968 Sydney, Australia Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
181 page, b/w & colour photographs thr/out. Tan-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, clipped jacket, edge-wear, some closed tears and chipping, stretching on edges and creasing on back. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". combines spectacular photgraphs with a vigorously written challenge to most preconceived ideas about the area . shows how the Outback has been ravaged by ignorant or selfish development . chapters, on Hunting with a Camera, Camping, and Motoring in the Outback, will be of great value to anyone who would follow in his wheeltracks." 18 000264 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A History of Australia III The Beginning of an Australian Civilization 1824-1851, Clark, Manning
7 A History of Australia III The Beginning of an Australian Civilization 1824-1851
Clark, Manning Melbourne University Press 1991 Melbourne, Australia Reprint 052284054X / 9780522840544 Hard Cover As New Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
491 pages, b/w photos. Dark blue boards. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "The third volume of Manning Clark's distinguished history takes the story of Australia to the momentous discovery of gold and the separation of Victoria from New South Wales. Up to this point the story is one of destruction as well as construction . This is not a general Australian history . it is a work of art, a living and breathing account of the remaking of a primitive continent, history come alive." - 25 004973 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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8 A Short History of Australia
Clark, Manning Mead & Beckett Publishing 1981 Sydney, Australia 0333337352 / 9780333337356 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256 page, b/w illustrated. Tan-cloth cover, small mark on front & back, some edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, slight edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". lively, extremely readable . opens a window on the country's past, painting with vivid word-pictures the men and events that have shaped its history . it is written with style, urbanity, tolerance and wit ." 142 000281 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 A House of Trees
Colebrook, Joan Chatto & Windus Limited 1988 London, England First Edition 0701131330 / 9780701131333 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256 pages. Green-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, slight stretching to edges, some small rubbing marks. Age browning lightly around edges of pages, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This lyrical and discerning memoir tells of a country that was rich in beauty and contradictions: aboriginal gunyahs and afternoon tea; monsoons and Victrola dances; bush missionaries and Anglican girl's schools . vivid, entertaining and wonderfully evocative, it is both an intense and magical slice of autobiography and a subtle insight into her exuberant homeland." 100 000438 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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Kulinma; Listening to Aboriginal Australians, Coombs, H.C.
10 Kulinma; Listening to Aboriginal Australians
Coombs, H.C. Australian National University Press 1978 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition 0708111491 / 9780708111499 Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
250 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Large newspaper clipping loose in pages - article - "The Greening of Nugget Coombs" - The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat, March 24, 1979. Black boards, white marks left from dust jacket sticking slightly, edge-wear and light pushing to spine ends. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, peeling to edges, small areas of chipping, is however whole and intact. Note to ex-owner to front fly-leaf, a few tiny spots throughout text body, closed page edges lightly age yellowed, small dog ear to one page, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Binding is very slightly lose in two spots, otherwise is strong and intact. "Kulinma means 'keep listening' and that is what this book urges Australians to do if their attitudes towards and policies for, Aboriginal Australians are to command respect. The book is intended as a record of that developing understanding and as an expression of gratitude for the many lessons the author and other members ofthe council learned in the course of their work among Aborigines." 540R 001580 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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There Goes the Neighbourhood!; Australia's Migrant Experience, Dugan, Michael; Szwarc, Josef
11 There Goes the Neighbourhood!; Australia's Migrant Experience
Dugan, Michael; Szwarc, Josef Macmillan Australia 1984 South Melbourne, Australia First Edition 0333357124 / 9780333357125 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
200 page, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, slight edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped cover, minor edge-wear, slight stretching to top edge. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". is an enthralling portrait of Australia's development during the past two centuries, seen through the eyes of people arriving to make their homes here . presents a rich picture of a nation in the making . negative aspects of Australian immigration are not glossed over and it looks at the terrible consequences for the Aboriginal people, the nineteenth century Chinese experience and the migrant hostel riots of 1952, among its many other topics." 15 000326 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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12 The Handbook of Ancient Wisdom: 3000 Years of Magic and Folklore from Tribal Australia to Ancient Egypt and Native America
Eason, Cassandra 1998 1863095858 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 647 004904 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Terra Australis; The Furthest Shore, Eisler, William; Smith, Bernard
13 Terra Australis; The Furthest Shore
Eisler, William; Smith, Bernard Australian Bicentennial Authority 1988 NSW Australia 0642134642 / 9780642134646 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
239 page, b/w & colour photographs thr/out. Illustrated soft card cover, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . one of the most complex and challenging exhibitions ever organised in Australia." 18 000266 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Face of Australia; The Land & The People - The Past & The Present, Hansen, David
14 The Face of Australia; The Land & The People - The Past & The Present
Hansen, David Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd 1988 NSW Australia First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
128 page, b/w & colour photographs thr/out. Grey-cloth cover, slightly bowed. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". has evolved from one of the great national art exhibitions of the Australian Bicentennial Authority . refreshingly different works by the great masters of early and contemporary Australian art include breathtaking landscapes, seascapes, towns and cities, and paintings of Australians from the first years. Aborginies, convicts, early immigrants . through war and peace to our recent past." 18 000271 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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15 Poor Fellow My Country
Herbert, Xavier William Collins Publishers Pty Ltd 1982 Sydney, Australia Reprint 0002222183 / 9780002222181 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1463 page + Glossary of Aboriginal Terms. Blue-cloth cover, slight edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, slight peeling to top corner, stretching along top edge otherwise clean, straight & intact. Slight marking to closed edges of pages, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". set during the late 1930s and early 1940s . not so much a tale of this period as Herbert's analysis (and indictment) of the steps by which we came to the Australia of today. . of how . Australia threw away her chance of becoming a true commonwealth." 215 000165 
Price: 90.00 AUD
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16 Kabbarli, a Personal Memoir of Daisy Bates
Hill, Ernestine Angus & Robertson (Publishers) Pty Ltd 1973 Sydney, Australia First Edition 0207124787 / 9780207124785 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
173 page, b/w frontispiece. Blue-cloth cover, gold titling to spine, some slight denting on corners and edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, bending and denting on edges, large chips and minor foxing on inside. Small chip on bottom of front endpaper and matching one on front fly-leaf, otherwise pages clean, straight and unmarked, intact strong binding. ". the gay, privileged Irishwoman who adopted all full-blood Aborigines as her children, who lived among them, alone and aloof, in hardship and poverty, a prim Victorian lady who was trusted with the most secret of their primitive rites." 105 000059 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Paddy's Road; Life Stories of Patrick Dodson, Keeffe, Kevin
17 Paddy's Road; Life Stories of Patrick Dodson
Keeffe, Kevin Aborginal Studies Press 2003 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition 0855754486 / 9780855754488 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
387 pages, b/w photos and line drawings thr/out. Illustrated cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "While Patrick Dodson's bearded image is well known, the remarkable history of this outstanding Aboriginal leader has never before been told . shares the story of Patrick Dodson's life and extraordinary family history. From the moment of colonisation in the Kimberleys to the era of native title, from pearling to pastoralism, through missions and institutions, this Aboriginal family has survived an uncaring and intrusive state system." 135 000573 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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I, the Aboriginal, Lockwood, Douglas
18 I, the Aboriginal
Lockwood, Douglas Rigby Limited 1972 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 578 002154 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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19 Guluguba Pioneers; Stories from a Queensland Rural Community
Partlett, Launa By Author 1986 Bundeena, Australia First Edition 0958819505 / 9780958819503 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
1,000 copies only. 158 page, b/w photos thr/out. Yellow card cover, very minor edge-wear, few small marks. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "Guluguba is situated on the Leichhardt Highway which partly follows Ludwig Leichhardt's northern trek in 1844. This village is also within the Surat Basin oil field and a chapter in this book deals with the life of an oil search pioneer who was the father of our author . Here, Launa digs up the sacred heirlooms of the past." 111 000413 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 In Tasmania
Shakespeare, Nicholas Knopf 2004 Sydney, Australia First Thus 1740512715 / 9781740512718 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
374 page, b/w plates throughout. illustrated endpapers with slight foxing. Blue-board cover with silver titling on spine, very slight denting to corners and edges. Illustrated, unclipped cover, very minor denting on edges. Pages clean, straight and unmarked with strong intact binding. "Tasmania is famous for its dark past. Prison for convicts; habitat of the now-extinct Tasmanian tiger; and, most wrenching, home to an indigenous population ruthlessly wiped out in the nineteenth century. . the history of two turbulent centuries in an apparently idyllic place." 105 000049 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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