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The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land., BONWICK, James.
The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land.
110.00 AUD

The Aboriginal Rock Carvings at Mt Cameron West, Tasmania: photographs and notes on the excavations.
20.00 AUD

No Tribesman., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
No Tribesman.
45.00 AUD

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

Community of Thieves., PYBUS, Cassandra.
Community of Thieves.
22.00 AUD

Aboriginal Men of High Degree., ELKIN, A.P.
Aboriginal Men of High Degree.
20.00 AUD

The French Explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839., DYER, Colin.
The French Explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839.
20.00 AUD

Trucanini: Queen or Traitor?, RAE ELLIS, Vivienne
Trucanini: Queen or Traitor?
25.00 AUD

 

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Moonbird People., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
1 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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No Tribesman., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
2 ADAM SMITH, Patsy. No Tribesman.
Adelaide Rigby 1971 
168pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. *** A long and warm inscription from the author to her long-time friends the Tasmanian artist Max Angus and his wife Thedda occupies the entire half-title. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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3 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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The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land., BONWICK, James.
4 BONWICK, James. The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land.
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1969 
(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 87.) First published in 1870 (Ferguson 7232). 8vo. viii, 400pp, 3 colour plates, 15 woodcuts, folding map of Tasmania. Blue synthetic cloth. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 110.00 AUD
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5 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.)
6 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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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier., CAMERON, Patsy.
7 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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8 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).
9 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.
10 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 French Explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839., DYER, Colin.
11 DYER, Colin. The French Explorers and the Aboriginal Australians 1772-1839.
Brisbane UQP 2005 
240pp, 16pp b&w illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0702235121 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Aboriginal Men of High Degree., ELKIN, A.P.
12 ELKIN, A.P. Aboriginal Men of High Degree.
Brisbane University of Queensland Press 1977 
Second edition, revised. 186pp, 2 maps (repeated on endpapers). Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***A revised edition of the first general study of Aboriginal 'medicine men'. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Riches of Ancient Australia : an indispensible guide for exploring prehistoric Australia., FLOOD, Josephine.
13 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.
14 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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15 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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The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture., HORTON, David (ed).
16 HORTON, David (ed). The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture.
Canberra Aboriginal Studies Press 1994 
Two volumes. 4to. 1340pp, 1000 (colour) photographs, illustrations and maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrappers, in pictorial slipcase. A fine clean set. ISBN 0855752343 ***Around a third of the 200-plus contributors are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders. 2000(ish) entries, including 600 group and community entries and 500 biographies, over 30 appendices, extensive bibliography, cross-referenced and indexed. A valuable reference work. 
Price: 150.00 AUD
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Doctor Wooreddy's Prescription for Enduring the Ending of the World., JOHNSON, Colin [Mudrooroo Narogin].
17 JOHNSON, Colin [Mudrooroo Narogin]. Doctor Wooreddy's Prescription for Enduring the Ending of the World.
Melbourne Hyland House 1983 
First edition. 207pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges a trifle spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***A compelling novel of the Black Wars and the 'Friendly Mission', told from the point of view of one of the main Aboriginal protagonists. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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18 JONES, Philip & Peter Sutton. Art and Land: Aboriginal Sculptures of the Lake Eyre Region.
Adelaide South Australian Museum / Wakefield Press 1986 
With special assistance by Kaye Clark. 4to. 144pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, pictorial endpapers. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0949268909 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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19 LUCKMAN, L.E. The Aboriginal Rock Carvings at Mt Cameron West, Tasmania: photographs and notes on the excavations.
Hobart Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1950 
PPRST for 1950, pp25-7, 16 b&w photographs, 1 text illus. Original wrappers, front cover and first three leaves with a diagonal crease, otherwise a very good clean copy (the Luckman article unaffected). 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 MARCUS, Julie (ed). FIRST IN THEIR FIELD: Women and Australian Anthropology.
Melb. MUP 1993 
189pp, illus. Soft covers. Very good. ***See Chapter 4: 'Jane Ada Fletcher and the Little Brown Picaninnies', by Miranda Morris. Another chapter is on Hobart-born Olive Pink. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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