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Jorgen Jorgenson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land. Being a reconstruction of his 'lost' book on their customs and habits, and on his role in the Roving Parties and the Black Line., PLOMLEY, N.J.B. (ed)
Jorgen Jorgenson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land. Being a reconstruction of his 'lost' book on their customs and habits, and on his role in the Roving Parties and the Black Line.
50.00 AUD

The Dealer is the Devil : an insider's history of the Aboriginal art trade., NEWSTEAD, Adrian.
The Dealer is the Devil : an insider's history of the Aboriginal art trade.
35.00 AUD

The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture., HORTON, David (ed).
The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture.
150.00 AUD

Into the Heart of Tasmania : a search for human antiquity., TAYLOR, Rebe.
Into the Heart of Tasmania : a search for human antiquity.
35.00 AUD

Boon Wurrung : people of Port Phillip District., COTTER, Richard.
Boon Wurrung : people of Port Phillip District.
20.00 AUD

Aboriginal Convicts : Australian, Khoisan and Maori exiles., HARMAN, Kristyn.
Aboriginal Convicts : Australian, Khoisan and Maori exiles.
28.00 AUD

Tasmanian Aborigines : a history since 1803., RYAN, Lyndall.
Tasmanian Aborigines : a history since 1803.
35.00 AUD

The Flow of Culture : Tasmanian Studies., Roe, M. (ed)
The Flow of Culture : Tasmanian Studies.
40.00 AUD

 

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1 Aborigines: AN ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEY OF ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES 1977-78.
n.p. Northern Territory Dept of Health [1978?] 
351pp, maps and figures. Soft covers (lightly rubbed, a little creasing, spine sunned and bumped at tail). Good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Moonbird People., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
2 ADAM SMITH, Patsy. Moonbird People.
Adelaide Rigby 1965 
First edition. 220pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs, endpaper maps. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name, in pencil, on half-title. ***The Aboriginal people of Bass Strait. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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3 ALTMAN, Jon C. and John Nieuwenhuysen. THE ECONOMIC STATUS OF AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1979 
230pp, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with d/w (spine lightly sunned). Very good. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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4 ARDEN, Harvey. Dreamkeepers: a spirit-journey into Aboriginal Australia.
New York Harper Collins 1994 
Photographs by Harvey Arden and Mike Osborne. xvi, 210pp, black & white and coloured photographs, black & white and line illustrations, two page map. Original cloth-backed papered boards with dustwrapper. Near fine. ISBN 0060169168 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Van Diemen's Land - Copies of all Correspondence ... on the subject of the Military Operations lately carried on against the Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land., Black Line: introduction by A.G.L. Shaw.
5 Black Line: introduction by A.G.L. Shaw. Van Diemen's Land - Copies of all Correspondence ... on the subject of the Military Operations lately carried on against the Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land.
Hobart THRA 1971 
Facsimile of House of Commons Paper 259 of 1831. With an historical introduction by A.G.L. Shaw. #424 of 500 numbered copies. F'cap folio. 86pp, large folding coloured map at rear. Brown cloth lettered in gilt (no dustwrapper), some flecking at the head and tail of both boards. Light offsetting on endpapers, as usual. A good clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Hunter Hill, Hunter Island., BOWDLER, Sandra
6 BOWDLER, Sandra Hunter Hill, Hunter Island.
Canberra Department of Prehistory, Research School of Pacific Studies, ANU 1984 
(Terra Australis 8.) 148pp. A4, perfect bound with stiff wrappers (spine a little faded). A very good clean copy. ***Edited version of the author's PhD thesis, following her work at the Cave Bay cave site. 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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7 BROWN, T. CRANIOFACIAL VARIATIONS IN A CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN TRIBE. A radiographic investigation of young adult males and females.
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1965 
182pp, line illus and b&w photographs. Vinyl cloth. Light offsetting on eps. Small wrinkles on paste-downs. Very good. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Mission to the Islands: the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885., BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.)
8 BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.) Mission to the Islands: the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.
Hobart Cat & Fiddle Press 1979 
First edition. 246pp, illustrations (including the original plates from The Cruise of the Freak), endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's name, small area (of ?) obscured with biro in top margin of front endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Reprints the text of Brownrigg's "Cruise of the Freak", published in 1872 (Ferguson 7578) and his accounts of twelve other 'missions' to the Aboriginal communities in Bass Strait, published each year in the Launceston Examiner (some also in pamphlet form). 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Mission to the Islands: the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885., BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.)
9 BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.) Mission to the Islands: the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.
Launceston Foot & Playsted 1987 
Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith. Reprint. 244pp, illustrated. Soft-covers with dustwrapper. Shadow left by price sticker on the front cover, otherwise a very good to fine clean copy. ***Reprints the text of Brownrigg's "Cruise of the Freak", published in 1872 (Ferguson 7578) and his accounts of twelve other 'missions' to the Aboriginal communities in Bass Strait, published each year in the Launceston Examiner (some also in pamphlet form). 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier., CAMERON, Patsy.
10 CAMERON, Patsy. Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier.
Launceston Fullers Bookshop / Riawunna 2016 
(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania: 3.) Reprint. Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994561121 ***Cameron's work examines the tribes of north-east Tasmania and the community founded by the 'Straitsmen' and their Aboriginal wives on the islands of Bass Strait in the early 19th century. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Boon Wurrung : people of Port Phillip District., COTTER, Richard.
11 COTTER, Richard. Boon Wurrung : people of Port Phillip District.
Sorrento, Victoria Friends of the Collins Settlement 2001 
Small 4to. 52pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0957967616 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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What the Bones Say : Tasmanian Aborigines, science and domination., COVE, John J.
12 COVE, John J. What the Bones Say : Tasmanian Aborigines, science and domination.
Ottawa Carleton University Press 1995 
221pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0886292476 ***A critical examination of the scientific research conducted with Tasmanian skeletal remains. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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13 CROWTHER, Dr W.L. On Two Tasmanian Crania (immature).
Hobart Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1930 
in RSTPP for 1929, pp 123-7, 3 plates. Original wrappers. Very good. ***Comparing two children's crania, one 'found' by Dr C. at Oyster Cove, the other from the West Coast. Also in this issue: 'Tasmanian Stone Culture. Some Notes on Distinctive Types, Spokeshaves, Borers, and Chipping Tools, and their probable uses', by R.W. Legge (pp 39-43, 8 illus); 'Method of Mounting Tools on Koondi. Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 44-6, 6 illus); 'Magic Stones of the Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 47-51, 1 illus), 'Flinders, Baudin and Brown at Encounter Bay', by R.W. Giblin (pp 1-6) - and much natural history. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Handbook of Australian Languages. Volume 4 : The Aboriginal language of Melbourne and other grammatical sketches., DIXON, R.M.W. & Barry J. Blake (eds).
14 DIXON, R.M.W. & Barry J. Blake (eds). The Handbook of Australian Languages. Volume 4 : The Aboriginal language of Melbourne and other grammatical sketches.
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1991 
Small 4to. 410pp, 7 maps, 1 illustration. Soft covers, spine a little sunned. A very good clean copy. ***Wolwurrung (Melbourne district), Panyjima (Pilbara, WA); Djabugay and Mbabaram (far north Queensland). 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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The French Explorers and Sydney 1788-1831., DYER, Colin.
15 DYER, Colin. The French Explorers and Sydney 1788-1831.
Brisbane UQP 2009 
200pp, 8pp b&w illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0702237035 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Riches of Ancient Australia : an indispensible guide for exploring prehistoric Australia., FLOOD, Josephine.
16 FLOOD, Josephine. The Riches of Ancient Australia : an indispensible guide for exploring prehistoric Australia.
Brisbane UQP 1993 
Reprint. 4to. 373pp, illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0702225134 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Aboriginal Convicts : Australian, Khoisan and Maori exiles., HARMAN, Kristyn.
17 HARMAN, Kristyn. Aboriginal Convicts : Australian, Khoisan and Maori exiles.
Sydney New South 2012 
298pp, 16 coloured plates. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1742233236 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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18 HAVILAND, John B. with Roger Hart. Old Man Fog and the Last Aborigines of Barrow Point.
Bathurst, NSW Crawford House 1998 
Illustrations by Tulo Gordon xviii, 226pp, black & white and colour illustrations, maps. Soft covers. Near fine. ISBN 1863331697 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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19 HERBERT, Xavier. DREAM ROAD.
Syd. Collins 1977 
Illustrated by Ray Crooke. Sq. 4to. 119pp., 20 colour and other b&w illus. Orig. cloth with d/w. Edges lightly foxed, o/w very good. ***The climactic final chapter of the first book of Poor Fellow My Country. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Broken Song : T.G.H. Strehlow and Aboriginal Possession., HILL, Barry.
20 HILL, Barry. Broken Song : T.G.H. Strehlow and Aboriginal Possession.
Sydney Knopf 2002 
First edition. 818pp, 56 b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top edges a trifle yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1740510658 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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