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The Last of the Tasmanians., DAVIES, David.
The Last of the Tasmanians.
25.00 AUD

The Biggest Estate on Earth : how Aborigines made Australia., GAMMAGE, Bill.
The Biggest Estate on Earth : how Aborigines made Australia.
75.00 AUD

The Tasmanian Aborigines., PLOMLEY, Brian.
The Tasmanian Aborigines.
15.00 AUD

A Word-List of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Languages., PLOMLEY, N.J.B.
A Word-List of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Languages.
65.00 AUD

Weep in Silence: a history of the Flinders Island Aboriginal Settlement with the Flinders Island Journal of George Augustus Robinson 1835-1839., PLOMLEY, N.J.B.
Weep in Silence: a history of the Flinders Island Aboriginal Settlement with the Flinders Island Journal of George Augustus Robinson 1835-1839.
95.00 AUD

Oyster Cove Historic Site : a resource document., LENNOX, Geoff.
Oyster Cove Historic Site : a resource document.
30.00 AUD

Aborigines in Tasmania : Living with the Land. Book One: Invasion., Aborigines:
Aborigines in Tasmania : Living with the Land. Book One: Invasion.
25.00 AUD

Fate of a Free People., REYNOLDS, Henry
Fate of a Free People.
25.00 AUD

 

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Aborigines in Tasmania : Living with the Land. Book One: Invasion., Aborigines:
1 Aborigines: Aborigines in Tasmania : Living with the Land. Book One: Invasion.
Tasmania Education Department 1989-91. 
Oblong 4to (208x294mm), stapled in coloured stiff wrappers. 52pp, illustrated. Slight crease to top corner of front cover, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Produced for use in schools; the first of a series of seven titles. 
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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No Tribesman., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
3 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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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.
4 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. #381 of 500 numbered copies. F'cap folio. 86pp, large folding coloured map at rear. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (clean and in much better condition than usual, although there is a small piece chipped from the head of the spine, and now in protective sleeve). Offsetting on the endpapers, as often, otherwise a very good clean copy. 
Price: 100.00 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. #144 of 500 numbered copies. Foolscap folio. 86pp, large folding coloured map at rear. Brown cloth lettered in gilt (no dustwrapper), the extremities trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land., BONWICK, James.
6 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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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.
Launceston Foot & Playsted 1987 
Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith. Reprint. 244pp, illustrated. Soft-covers with dustwrapper. 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: 38.00 AUD
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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier., CAMERON, Patsy.
9 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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Steps to the Scaffold: the untold story of Tasmania's black bushrangers., COX, Robert.
10 COX, Robert. Steps to the Scaffold: the untold story of Tasmania's black bushrangers.
Pawleena (Tas) Cornhill Publishing 2004 
170pp, illus. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0975197703 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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11 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 Last of the Tasmanians., DAVIES, David.
12 DAVIES, David. The Last of the Tasmanians.
Sydney Shakespeare Head Press 1973 
284pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded, now in protective sleeve). Owner's inscription on front endpaper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 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).
13 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.
14 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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Aboriginal Men of High Degree., ELKIN, A.P.
15 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.
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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The Biggest Estate on Earth : how Aborigines made Australia., GAMMAGE, Bill.
17 GAMMAGE, Bill. The Biggest Estate on Earth : how Aborigines made Australia.
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2011 
First edition. 8vo. xxiii, 434pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps, bibliography, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. ISBN 1742377483 
Price: 75.00 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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The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture., HORTON, David (ed).
19 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].
20 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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