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1. Adams, Jeanie; Campbell, David (1995). Made with Meaning: Crafts of Aboriginal Far North Queensland: The Yalga - Binbi Collection (1st ed). Queensland: Yalga-Binbi Institute for Community Development, Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Corporation. 48 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner front cover & some pages little worn, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing title page. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition "Made With Meaning: Crafts of Far North Queensland", curated by Jeanie Adams, and presented as an opening exhibition of the Cairns Regional Gallery in 1995, and thereafter travelled to galleries in other states. Photos by Campbell. ISBN: 1863340041. Our Book No: 26726. $35 AUD.

2. Aland, Jenny; Darby, Max (1997). Australian ArtLook (1st ed). Melbourne: Heinemann. 252 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This book has been written to inspire and empower senior secondary students in their study of Australian art. The text covers the history of Australian art, including an in-depth treatment of the work of indigenous and female artists. Its themes and issues-based approaches make it a flexible teaching resource. ISBN: 0858596342. Our Book No: 25993. $30 AUD.

3. Arden, Harvey (1995). Dreamkeepers: A Spirit-Journey into Aboriginal Australia (Reprint ed). New York: HarperCollins. 219 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner tip front cover little worn. Her trip to the Kimberley in search of Aboriginal spirituality. Brings to life a world where Aboriginal "Dreamtime Ancestors" - The Rainbow Snake, The Lightning Brothers, and the Mysterious Wandjina - or Cloud-beings, still sustain the visionary belief system of a proud, ancient, and gifted people. ISBN: 0060925809. Our Book No: 26820. $14 AUD.

4. Arts Association, Creative and Practical (1993). Perspectives of Aboriginal Culture and the Creative Arts. Sydney, Milperra: Creative and Practical Arts Association, Inc. 44 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, very good condition, holes punched for filing, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Traditional lore and culture are explained through dance, drama, music and visual arts. This booklet can be adapted for use in primary and secondary schools. Our Book No: 23131. $15 AUD.

5. Ashton, Adrian (1955). Sydney Savages 1934 - 1955. Sydney: Sydney Savage Club. 206 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, red cloth cover, very good condition (in fair-good dustjacket), glossy paper, black & white portraits & cartoons, large section removed top edge jacket (edgewear), bookplate. (No 84 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Bookplate of Frank Bloxham.) The noted Sydney architect describes the Sydney Savage Club, named after the famous Savage Club in London. The Club was composed of men interested in the creative arts, literature, music, architecture, drama, the sciences, original research and discovery. Club gatherings were called Corroborrees, and its magazine "Koora-na-boon" (the Aboriginal motifs and cartoons would not today be considered appropriate). Members met in a Bohemian atmosphere of good-fellowship and comradeship, in which politics, race and creed played no part. Our Book No: 15004. $15 AUD.

6. Attwood, Bain (2005). Telling the Truth About Aboriginal History. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Academic historian reports how Aboriginal history has become central to Australian politics, culture and identity, as the so-called "history wars". Examines and finds wanting the work of revisionists, particularly Windschuttle's "Fabrication of Aboriginal History", who asserts that genocide of Aborigines did not happen. Raises fundamental concerns about the nature of historical knowledge, truth, and authority. For example, does Aboriginal oral history count as real history? ISBN: 1741145775. Our Book No: 13653. $20 AUD.

7. Balderstone, Simon; Amendolia, Michael (photographer) (1994). Seeing is Believing [Fred Hollows]. Gold Coast, QLD / Sydney: McGregor Publishers / Fred Hollows Foundation. 96 pp. Paperback square folio (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, glossy paper. Lush large-format pictorial biography of the Australian ophthalmologist who tirelessly worked to improve vision for Australian Aborigines, and in third-world countries (Eritrea, Nepal, Vietnam). Sales of this book aided the Fred Hollows Foundation. ISBN: 0859211649. Our Book No: 8435. $15 AUD.

8. Bayet-Charlton, Fabienne (2002). Finding Ullagundahi Island: A Story of Family, Place and Belonging (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 246 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The author writes a fresh and lively memoir which is a blend of autobiography and fiction (faction). This book is about family, place and a sense of belonging, identity and Aboriginality. ISBN: 1865085863. Our Book No: 24511. $20 AUD.

9. Beier, Ulli (1985). Quandamooka: The Art of Kath Walker. Bathurst, NSW: Robert Brown & Associates / Aboriginal Art Agency. 71 pp. Paperback small square quarto, as new condition, full-page colour drawings. Kath Walker is a well-known poet and civil rights activist. Until now, her painting activity has been a private matter. Includes a biography and a selection of her delightful paintings. Quandamooka is the local Aboriginal name for the Mornington Bay and Stradbroke Island area, where she was born, and still conducts camps for children that teach about the Aboriginal way of life. ISBN: 0949267120. Our Book No: 14431. $22 AUD.

10. Bell, Diane (1998). Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin: A World That Is, Was, and Will Be (1st ed). Melbourne: Spinifex Press. 688 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, small scuff mark front flyleaf, minor edgewear. Heavy. An ethnographic study of Aboriginal men and women whose struggle to protect their sacred sites in the Hindmarsh Island, Murray Mouth and Goolwa area became the subject of a South Australian Royal Commission. ISBN: 187555971X. Our Book No: 25431. $20 AUD.

11. Bell, Hannah Rachel (2009). Storymen. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 247 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear. The art works of noted author Tim Winton and eminent Indigenous (Ngarinyin) lawman Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai have much in common. Both reflect a sacred relationship with the natural world, the biological imperative of a male rite of passage, an emergent urban tribalism, as well as the fundamental role of storytelling in the transmission of cultural knowledge. ISBN: 9780521759960. Our Book No: 14958. $20 AUD.

12. Berndt, Catherine; Yunupingu, Djoki (illustrator) (1979). Land of The Rainbow Snake: Aboriginal Children's Stories and Songs from Western Arnhem Land (1st ed). Sydney: Collins. 96 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), single-colour drawings, base spine & corners lightly rubbed, minor edgewear jacket, written & dated dedication, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The legends in this collection were usually told at the end of the day when Aboriginal groups gathered around a campfire. Fifteen songs sung to children have been printed in the Gunwinggu language as well as in English. Translated & arranged by Berndt. ISBN: 0001843842. Our Book No: 24940. $13 AUD.

13. Berndt, Ronald M. (2004). An Adjustment Movement in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory of Australia (Facsimile ed) [Oceania Monograph 54]. Sydney: Oceania Publications, University of Sydney. 112 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, fold-out diagram. Australian anthropologist describes Aboriginal life in Arnhem Land. Oceania Monographs published this facsimile edition with an added preface by Professor Annette Hamilton, Dean of Arts at the University of NSW. Originally published in Paris in 1962 by Mouton and Company, in the series Cahiers de l'Homme, New Series 2 (Paris). The publication is about Aboriginal life in northeast Arnhem Land, and the encounter with change, most particularly with concepts, beliefs and ideas arising from the penetration of mission Christianity. ISBN: 1864876441. Our Book No: 22603. $60 AUD.

14. Berndt, Ronald M.; Berndt, Catherine H. (1989). The Speaking Land: Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 438 pp. Paperback trade, good-very good condition, bottom edge front cover & few pages stained, otherwise excellent. A collection of almost 200 stories representing the first anthology of Aboriginal myths, collected by the two anthropologists who have spent 50 years working among the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. ISBN: 0140120726. Our Book No: 14381. $13 AUD.

15. Best, Elsdon (1922). Some Aspects of Maori Myth and Religion [Dominion Museum Monograph]. Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer. 34 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), red covers loose, otherwise good condition. Our Book No: 15155. $10 AUD.

16. Best, Elsdon (1922). The Maori Division of Time [Dominion Museum Monograph]. Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer. 46 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), red covers loose & little faded, minor foxing, otherwise good condition. Our Book No: 15156. $10 AUD.

17. Best, Elsdon (1922). Spiritual and Mental Concepts of the Maori [Dominion Museum Monograph]. Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer. 43 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), red covers loose & lightly faded, otherwise good condition. Our Book No: 15160. $10 AUD.

18. Beudel, Saskia (2013). A Country in Mind: Memoir with Landscape (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 362 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear. This book tells stories from Australia's desert heart, examines the entanglement of Aboriginal and European cultures, remembers POW camps in Indonesia during World War 2, and relives childhood epiphanies in a haunting collection of landscapes while tracing family secrets across the globe. The author captures the enigmas of displacement, belonging and the intricacies, often at odds with one another, of Aboriginal and settler understandings of the desert environment. ISBN: 9781742584942. Our Book No: 27136. $30 AUD.

19. Blackburn, Julia (1995). Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines (1st thus ed). New York: Vintage Departures. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, minor biro annotation few pages, top corner creased one page, autograph (author's written name title page & sticker front cover). The semi-fictional story of the Irish woman who lived among Aborigines in South Australia for 30 years. ISBN: 0679744460. Our Book No: 26635. $12 AUD.

20. Blainey, Geoffrey (1975). Triumph of the Nomads: A History of Ancient Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Macmillan Press. 285 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), maps (including endpapers), minor edgewear jacket (minor edge tears). First edition. An original and refreshing historical and anthropological reassessment of Aborigines in early Australia, showing how they successfully adapted to the land. Discusses the complexity of early Aboriginal society and its economic structure, unlike modern troubled Aboriginal society. ISBN: 0333175832. Our Book No: 4943. $20 AUD.

21. Blevins, Juliette (2001). Nhanda: An Aboriginal Language of Western Australia [Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication]. Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press. 170 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, rear cover lightly marked, minor edgewear. A linguistic study of the Nhanda Aboriginal language of Western Australia, once spoken along a coastal strip 20-100 kilometers wide from present-day Geraldton north to the Murchison River. Nhanda is one of the least studied Aboriginal languages of Western Australia and is currently on the verge of extinction, and is now spoken by only a handful of people. ISBN: 0824823753. Our Book No: 25585. $12 AUD.

22. Bonn, David (editor); McKee, Sue (illustrator) (2001). Uluru Stories (2nd ed). Alice Springs: Tanami Press. 39 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, reader crease spine, minor edgewear. The stories centre around animal and plant life that is very important to the Aboriginal people of the region. Uluru is a giant monolith located in the south-western corner of the Northern Territory of Australia. ISBN: 095777723X. Our Book No: 24223. $13 AUD.

23. Boomerang, Golden; Bingham, Lorna (1944). Tuckonie's Warrior Friend (From the Golden Boomerang Serial). Sydney: Winn & Co. 40 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card cover (rusted staples), full-page colour drawings, black & white drawings, cover corners creased, base spine stained & repaired, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Children's story based on Aboriginal legends and customs, and also based on the popular 1940s radio serial "Search for The Golden Boomerang". Violet Crumble prize advert on rear cover. Our Book No: 15247. $25 AUD.

24. Bowd, D. G. (Douglas) (1994). Macquarie Country: A History of the Hawkesbury (4th, p/b ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History. 242 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, endpaper maps, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (Fourth edition, limited to 1500 copies.) The Hawkesbury River district was vital historically in the story of the successful colonisation of Australia: Governor Phillip's discovery of fertile alluvial flats around Windsor and Richmond save the new Port Jackson settlement from early extinction. The late Douglas Bowd, from a fifth generation family, has put in many years of careful research. There are fascinating chapters on local bushrangers; the Aborigines; on ships and shipping; and well known families and buildings. ISBN: 0908120869. Our Book No: 14410. $30 AUD.

25. Brackenreg, John (1984). Central Australian Artist: Albert Namatjira. Sydney: Legend Press. 26 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour plates (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1984, Trove catalogue.) This very special book, published 25 years after his death, presents the story and artwork of Albert Namatjira (1902 - 1959), perhaps the most famous of Australian Aboriginal artists. ISBN: 0959839577. Our Book No: 26599. $25 AUD.

26. Brandl, E. J. (1973). Australian Aboriginal Paintings in Western and Central Arnhem Land: Temporal Sequences and Elements of Style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek Art (1st ed). Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 214 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings (figures) & text-photos (plates), maps including endpapers, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.5 Kg). A detailed illustrated record (mainly drawings) of Aboriginal rock art sites at two locations in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Brandl has photographed Aboriginal rock paintings for many years, and has studied anthropology under Professor Berndt. On behalf of Northern Territory Administration, he here documents the rock art of Arnhem Land. Topics covered include: orientation; Aboriginal informants; painting materials, pigments & techniques; stylistic conventions; temporal sequences; spirit beings and mytho-totemic motifs. ISBN: 0855750294. Our Book No: 3254. $60 AUD.

27. Breiter, Matthias (1996). Kakadu and the Top End (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 166 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, maps, minor edgewear. This wilderness conservation park in Australia's Northern Territory is managed jointly with the traditional Aboriginal owners. A comprehensive guide to the park and the Top End has something to offer everyone. In addition to Kakadu, this guide also includes Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Park. ISBN: 0864176473. Our Book No: 24489. $21 AUD.

28. Bridge, Carl (editor) (1994). Manning Clark: Essays on His Place in History (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 236 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few tiny dents rear cover, minor edgewear. These essays offer detailed, scholarly analysis of history as portrayed by Manning Clark - its style and structure, dominant themes, treatment of women and Aborigines, sense of place, and reliability. They examine Clark's place among Australian historians, artists and writers, his public role as the best guru in the business, his teaching methods, his philosophy of life, and his thinking on national identity. This book seeks to form opinion and to steady the debate. Contributors include historians, political scientists, literary critics, classicists, men and women, young and old, friends and enemies. ISBN: 0522846408. Our Book No: 23812. $15 AUD.

29. Brodie, Veronica; Gale, Mary-Anne (told to) (2007). My Side of the Bridge (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Veronica Brodie is an Aboriginal woman of Ngarrindjeri and Kaurna descent who grew up under the authority of the Aborigines' Protection Board. She tells her story with humour and passion as she recounts the struggles of Aboriginal life, even today. ISBN: 186254557X. Our Book No: 14756. $14 AUD.

30. Brown, Malcolm; Hidden, Justice Peter (foreword) (2006). Heart of Gold: The Life of Benevolent Solicitor Bruce Miles OAM (1st ed). Sydney: Bruce Miles Foundation. 198 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket. This is the story of Bruce Miles who worked on behalf of the disadvantaged in the community. For 14 years Miles was principal solicitor for the NSW Aboriginal Legal Service. He also represented high-flyers such as bookmaker Robbie Waterhouse and had a quiet and timely word with Justice Lionel Murphy. He believed that real justice was not possible unless all the circumstances relating to the individual were taken into account. His selflessness, his disdain for personal gain, his irascible style and irrepressible humour brought him to the notice of fellow professionals and the entire judiciary who always took him seriously and treated him with respect. At the end of his life, he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. (Endpaper artwork by Jack Tjupurrula.). ISBN: 9780646466507. Our Book No: 26018. $20 AUD.

31. Brownrigg, Marcus; Murray-Smith, Stephen (editor) (1987). Mission to the Islands: The Missionary Voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg 1872 - 1885 (2nd ed). Launceston: Foot & Playsted. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece portrait, minor edgewear. Second edition (with small corrections). Includes a reprint of Brownrigg's book "The Cruise of the Freak" (1872), plus details of 12 following voyages. Includes many details of the life-style of the Bass Strait island people, descendants Tasmanian Aborigines - in particular, the settlement on Cape Barren Island (population 200). ISBN: 0858530368. Our Book No: 15715. $25 AUD.

32. Bunbury, Bill (2002). It's Not the Money, It's the Land: Aboriginal Stockmen and the Equal Wages Case. Perth, North Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges. This book is about the 1965 equal wages case and how the Aboriginal people in Australia's north were forced into unemployment and off their country into refugee camps on the fringes of towns. The outcome of a simple and just decision was a complex social, economic and cultural catastrophe. Thirty-five years on, Aboriginal people have, largely by their own efforts, begun the process of recovery - but there is still a long way to go. ISBN: 1863683666. Our Book No: 27339. $20 AUD.

33. Burbank, Victoria Katherine (1994). Fighting Women: Anger and Aggression in Aboriginal Australia (1st ed). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 250 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, remainder stripes (top & base), small closed tear & slight bumps cover, slight dent rear cover & few pages (manufacture error). This book is about contemporary Aboriginal women in the Arnhem Land community in Australia. It shows how the women deal with aggression and anger in their community. ISBN: 0520083083. Our Book No: 22425. $12 AUD.

34. Carment, David (1991). History and the Landscape in Central Australia: A Study of the Material Evidence of European Culture and Settlement (1st ed). Darwin: Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit. 81 pp. Paperback large thin octavo, very good condition, figures, black & white & colour plates, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. A multi-disciplinary approach that explains how historic evidence can be found in various sites, artefacts and structures throughout Central Australia - which often provide as much information about the past as written and oral sources. Topics covered include relations between Europeans and the Aborigines, the role of communications, the place of pastoralists and mining in economic and social development, and the characteristics of the one major urban centre. Provides links between the process of European settlement in Central Australia and the region's contemporary cultural landscape, and how in recent years very different ideas have emerged about the preservation and interpretation of that landscape. Specifically: Aspects of the historical geography of Central Australia - brief historical context and description of Aboriginal regional occupation - Aboriginal sites of significance mentioned - contact history sites - description, physical layout and history of Hermannsburg and Phillip Creek (Manga Manga) - pastoral homesteads - wells on north-south stock route - mining at Arltunga and Tennant Creek - urbanisation of Alice Springs - cultural resource management in Central Australia. ISBN: 0731512952. Our Book No: 26907. $20 AUD.

35. Carter, Paul; Lewis, Ruark (1999). Depth of Translation: The Book of Raft. Melbourne, Burnley: NMA Publications. 148 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, covers lightly rubbed, base spine lightly bumped. (Limited edition of 1000 copies.) This book is a reflection and commentary by both writers on "Raft", an artwork by Lewis in the Art Gallery of NSW, representing translated words (myths) from the Arrennte people. Two forms of translation emerge. The first is literal, ie, translation of Aboriginal texts that reflect Carl Strehlow (the missionary anthropologist) and his son (Ted, the Aboriginal classicist). The second is evocative - eg, it marks the blurred boundaries between Carl's secular agony and sacred epiphany. ISBN: 0957754906. Our Book No: 13334. $25 AUD.

36. Chaloupka, George (1982). Burrungay, Nourlangie Rock. City Not Stated: Northart. 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), text-illustrations, map front endpapers, rear endpapers illustrated, minor foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), edges lightly rubbed. (Estimated date, 1982, Trove.) Burrunguy, also called Nourlangie Rock, is probably the best known as well as one of the most important features of the Kakadu National Park, which comprises of the western edge and the surrounding lowlands of the vast Arnhem Land Plateau. This fascinating book tells the story of Burrunguy and illustrates the many Aboriginal art works to be found there. ISBN: 094969200X. Our Book No: 25951. $14 AUD.

37. Charlesworth, Max (1997). Religious Inventions: Four Essays. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 157 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. The author argues that we must take the diversity of religions as a primary fact. He considers a number of examples of the 'invention' of religion, ranging from Australian Aboriginal religions, to the Rhineland mystical movement associated with Meister Eckhart in the early 14th century, to 17th-century sects like the Muggletonians, and to Roman Catholic attempts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to construct a theological account of doctrinal development and also to formulate a Christian ethic. ISBN: 052159927X. Our Book No: 24591. $12 AUD.

38. Clarke, Hugh V. (1974). The Long Arm: A Biography of a Northern Territory Policeman (1st ed) [Roebuck series]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 84 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. This is the biography of a Northern Territory policeman and his life on a lonely watering base on the northern coast of Arnhem Land. It is a book about the era of the police horse, Japanese pearling luggers, and a modern day Robinson Crusoe - Jack Stokes - who had a great respect for the intelligence and skills of the Aborigines. ISBN: 0909434034. Our Book No: 23124. $15 AUD.

39. Clergyman, A. (1967). Australia As It Is, or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life with Notices of New Zealand: Thirteen Years Resident in the Interior of New South Wales (1st thus ed). Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle. 257 pp. Hardback dustjacket, red cloth boards, gilt lettering, very good plus condition (in good-very good dustjacket), frontispiece, jacket spine lightly faded (minor edgewear, edge tears top spine). (Facsimile edition. Originally published in 1867.) Written anonymously by a clergyman, Rev. John Morison of New South Wales, who spent 13 years traveling in the interior. Comments on conditions in Australia (the bush, pioneering, squatting, droughts and floods, convictism, matrimony), the depravations of the Aborigines, and the atrocious retaliation measures. Publication in London had an impact because there were two reprints. This book will interest anyone interested in early Australian history as it presents a glimpse of two countries. Our Book No: 24326. $20 AUD.

40. Coleman, Dylan (2012). Mazin Grace (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. In this story, the author fictionalises her mother's childhood at the Koonibba Lutheran Mission in South Australia in the 1940s and '50s. Woven with powerful rhythmic sounds of Aboriginal English and Kokatha language, this story is the inspirational story of a brave girl who refuses to be told who she is, determined to uncover the truth for herself. ISBN: 9780702249341. Our Book No: 26971. $15 AUD.

41. Connor, Michael (2005). The Invention of Terra Nullius: Historical and Legal Fictions on the Foundation of Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Paddington: Macleay Press. 362 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, small mark fore-edge. This book overturns the received interpretation of Australian history and puts a new perspective on Australia's beginnings. ISBN: 1876492163. Our Book No: 25818. $45 AUD.

42. Cormick, Craig (1998). Unwritten Histories (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 188 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. In this witty and satirical revisiting of Australia's heroic past, the author rediscovers the contributions of indigenous Australians that have always remained unrecorded and unacknowledged. Drawing on original records of the time, he has turned the spotlight away from its traditional focus to illuminate those whom history had forgotten. The combination of humour and fantasy make this collection of short stories playful and mordant, funny and frightening, and an exciting new work of Australian fiction (faction). ISBN: 0855753161. Our Book No: 23785. $16 AUD.

43. Council, North Sydney (1989). Hands across Time: A Guide to North Sydney's Aboriginal History and Culture (1st ed). Sydney: Publisher Not Stated. 16 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, card cover, glossy covers & pages, stapled pamphlet, colour text-photos. About the Aboriginal culture and history of North Sydney. The original occupants, the Cammeraygal, also known as the Gammeraigal Clan or Band of the Kuringgai Tribe, lived along the foreshores and in the bushland, cliffs and rock shelters prior to the arrival of Europeans. ISBN: 0646346347772. Our Book No: 22127. $10 AUD.

44. Cowan, James; Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator) (2000). Kun - Man - Gur: The Rainbow Serpent (1st thus ed). Sydney: Peribo Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. A children's picture book (Aboriginal legend) about a serpent. This book will appeal to any age with the large full-colour paintings. ISBN: 186322016X. Our Book No: 24947. $18 AUD.

45. Cruse, Beryl; Stewart, libby; Norman, Sue (2005). Mutton Fish: The Surviving Culture of Aboriginal People and Abalone on the South Coast of New South Wales (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 118 pp. Paperback thin octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, map, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased, corner tips front cover slightly scuffed, slight crease rear cover fore-edge & last few pages, light mark flyleaf. This is the story of the Aboriginal people of the south coast of New South Wales. Mutton fish, or abalone, is a subsistence food-easy to find and harvest, rich in energy, and accessible for as long as the beaches are freely open to all. A well-researched history which includes interviews with Koori people who have taken part in traditional as well as modern fishing practices on the south coast of NSW. ISBN: 0855754672. Our Book No: 26845. $22 AUD.

46. Davies, Kerry (1998). Across Country: Stories from Aboriginal Australia. Sydney: ABC Books. 228 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear. This collection of stories, compiled and edited by Kerry Davies, comes from across Australia, from young and old men and women, bush people and city dwellers, experienced hands and emerging writers. These are stories celebrating life and expressing a hearty optimism. ISBN: 073330687X. Our Book No: 2766. $10 AUD.

47. Davis, Jack; Chesson, Keith (1988). Jack Davis: A Life-story (1st ed). Melbourne: Dent. 211 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, old price marks. Autobiography of leading Western Australian Aboriginal elder, poet and playwright. ISBN: 0867700750. Our Book No: 13681. $14 AUD.

48. De Ishtar, Zohl (2005). Holding Yawulya: White Culture and Black Women's Law (1st ed). Melbourne: Spinifex Press. 388 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition. The author spent two years living in a one-room tin shed with the women elders of Wirrimanu (Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia). As their 'Culture Woman' she assisted the elders in establishing and coordinating the Kapululangu Women's Law and Culture Centre. This book tells the amazing story of Zohl's journey as she documents white culture's effects on indigenous women's law. ISBN: 1876756578. Our Book No: 23199. $18 AUD.

49. Doohan, Kim (1992). One Family, Different Country: The Development and Persistence of an Aboriginal Community at Finke, Northern Territory (1st ed) [Oceania Monograph, no. 42]. Sydney: Oceania Publications, University of Sydney. 88 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, two maps, corner tips covers lightly bent, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. A collection of essays which is about the development of an Aboriginal Community at Finke, Northern Territory. The author first went to the Community in 1983 to speak to some people about sacred site protection. Data for this study were collected during a number of visits to Finke between November 1983 to October 1988. Detailed genealogies and segments of life histories form the base-line data for this study, collected while at Finke and during trips with Aboriginal people to sites of religious and historical significance, including Birdsville, Port Augusta, Marree, Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta and Alice Springs. ISBN: 086758646X. Our Book No: 27391. $50 AUD.

50. Durack, Mary; Durack, Elizabeth (illustrator) (1965). The Courteous Savage: Yagan of Swan River (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Thomas Nelson. 83 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, spine ends bumped, light rubbing cover corners, edges lightly toned. Children's picture story of a young Aboriginal man from Western Australia. This book was commended 1965 in the Australian Children's book of the Year Awards. Our Book No: 25024. $20 AUD.

51. Durack, Mary; Durack, Elizabeth (illustrator) (1980). The Way of the Whirlwind (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 78 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear boards, written dedication. This is a reprint of this much-loved children's story about Nungaree and Jungaree, in search of their baby brother who has been stolen by the Whirlwind. Mary and Elizabeth Durack have captured - both in story and 12 colour plates - the feeling of the vast and lonely lands and of the mythology of the Aboriginal people who roam there. ISBN: 0207137404. Our Book No: 25314. $30 AUD.

52. Elkin, A. P. (1968). The Australian Aborigines (5th ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 397 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, few black & white photos, bottom edge few pages mis-aligned (no loss of text). Fifth edition. An acclaimed work by the professor of anthropology, University of Sydney. A clear but readable exposition of the tribal and social organisation, law, belief, ritual and philosophy of indigenous Australians. ISBN: 0207137331. Our Book No: 26658. $20 AUD.

53. Elkin, A. P. (1980). Aboriginal Men of High Degree (2nd, reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 195 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpaper maps, minor annotation front flyleaf (tick mark), reverse side jacket little foxed (stain mark bottom edge), edges faintly foxed, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Second edition. Originally published, 1945, by professor of anthropology, University of Sydney. The first book to reveal the secret and sacred practices of the Aboriginal shaman or medicine man, including psychic powers. ISBN: 070221017X. Our Book No: 12955. $22 AUD.

54. Evans, Audrey (2006). Many Lifetimes (1st ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 280 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. Audrey Evans, an Australian Aboriginal Elder of the Gunggari/Kunja tribal language group tells her story. She passed away in 2000 before this book could be published, so her family went ahead and got it published as they promised her they would. This book formed part of a Master of Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Queensland. ISBN: 186325479X. Our Book No: 26004. $14 AUD.

55. Falkenberg, Aslaug; Fakenberg, Johannes (1981). The Affinal Relationship System: A New Approach to Kinship and Marriage among the Australian Aborigines at Port Keats [Oslo Studies in Social Anthropology]. Oslo: Universitetetsforlaget. 206 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, tables, edgewear jacket (spine jacket faintly faded), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Norwegian anthropological study of marriage and kinship among the Aboriginal people of Port Keats (now Wadeye), Northern Territory. This book follows up on a previous study "Kin and Totem" (1962). ISBN: 8200055639. Our Book No: 15622. $150 AUD.

56. Faulkner, Samantha; Drummond, Ali (with) (2007). Life B'long Ali Drummond: A Life in the Torres Strait. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 90 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, remainder spot bottom edge. Ali Drummond is the author's grandfather, and this is his story of a Torres Strait Islander. Ali has had an extraordinary life. Orphaned when young, Ali took to a life at sea aged just fourteen - he applied himself to learning the skills needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl shells. Alert to the Japanese divers knowledge, Ali learnt well from them and went on to become an expert diver and skipper himself. After years on the mainland, cutting cane and roadworking, supporting his growing family, Ali returned to his beloved Torres Strait. He has been a strong supporter of his community, and has provided advice about the maritime environment he knows so well. He was Senior Australian of the Year in 1999. Now 90, Ali is one of a handful of elders able to share these stories firsthand. ISBN: 139780855755560. Our Book No: 25439. $14 AUD.

57. Fison, Lorimer; Howitt, A. W.; Morgan, Lewis A. (introduction) (1880). Kamilaroi and Kurnai: Group-Marriage and Relationship, and Marriage by Elopement [and] The Kurnai Tribe: Their Customs in Peace and War. Melbourne: George Robertson. 372 pp. Hardback, no jacket as issued, very good condition, tables, original red-brown cloth cover (embossed pattern, gilt spine lettering), dark brown endpapers, foldout lithographed map frontispiece (small edge tear), top edge & rear endpapers lightly foxed, few page edges little untrimmed, minor edgewear, owner's pencilled written name. First edition. A pioneering work in Australian ethnology which Baldwin Spencer believed laid the foundation for the scientific study of Australian Aborigines, by its detailed account of tribal organisation in the Gippsland region, Victoria. (Owner's name "Ivo C. H., presumably Ivo Hammet, book collector.). Our Book No: 15616. $350 AUD.

58. Flood, Josephine (1993). The Riches of Ancient Australia: An Indispensable Guide for Exploring Prehistoric Australia (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 373 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear. Heavy. An archaeologist with a unique knowledge of Aboriginal heritage sites takes readers on a journey into prehistory. Numerous photos, line drawings and maps complement up-to-date information. This is an indispensable guide to exploring the riches of Australia's past, both cultural and natural. ISBN: 0702225134. Our Book No: 24238. $25 AUD.

59. Folds, Ralph (1987). Whitefella School (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 138 pp. Paperback trade, thick card covers, good condition, frontispiece, figures, tables, minor edgewear, small section inner hinge split, edges & pages lightly toned, reader crease spine, edges & inside covers lightly toned & foxed, minor biro annotation few pages, owner's written name. This book presents a hard-hitting analysis of Aboriginal resistance to the school system. Through case studies of two schools in Central Australian Pitjantjatjara settlements, a number of key themes are explored. These include the historical and present-day relationship between school and community, the school curriculum and Aboriginal culture, the nature of Aboriginal resistance, and the provision of education under conditions of cultural stress. ISBN: 0043701817. Our Book No: 27049. $30 AUD.

60. Fox, Matthew; Hammond, Catherine (1991). Creation Spirituality & the Dreamtime. Sydney, Newtown: Millennium Books. 94 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. Based on talks given at the 1990 Australian Creation Spirituality Workshop. In the first chapter, the controversial Dominican priest, Matthew Fox, pioneer thinker, author, founder of the fast-spreading creation spirituality movement, links this innovative religious approach to life with Australian Aboriginal spirituality and points to its importance for the world. ISBN: 0855743646. Our Book No: 22751. $10 AUD.

61. Furlong, Monica (1996). Flight of the Kingfisher: A Journey Among the Kukatja Aborigines (1st ed). London: HarperCollins. 178 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing top edge, pages lightly toned, remainder stripe. A spiritual sojourn among Aborigines in Western Australia by the biographer and writer of children's stories. ISBN: 0002553317. Our Book No: 2713. $15 AUD.

62. Gale, G. Fay; Brookman, Alison (1975). Race Relations in Australia: The Aborigines. Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 138 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor creasing & edgewear. An annotated collection of documents that illustrate current key themes in Aboriginal race relations in Australia, including the historical perspective. ISBN: 0070932409. Our Book No: 16374. $10 AUD.

63. Ganambarr, Gunybi; Dhurrumuwuy, Marika; Wanambi, Boliny; Gregory, Bill (introduction) (2009). Gunybi Ganambarr: Bark Paintings Ceremonial Poles Sculpture (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Annandale Galleries. 47 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, minor edgewear. This book was published by Annandale Galleries in association with Buku-Larrngay Mulka NE Arnhem Land for the Exhibition on 28 October - 5 December 2009 at Annandale Galleries. There are essays by John McDonald and Will Stubbs. This very special book has artist biographies and photos at the rear. Only 1000 copies were published. ISBN: 9780980540239. Our Book No: 27357. $18 AUD.

64. Gartrell, Marjorie (1957). Dear Primitive: A Nurse Among the Aborigines. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, endpapers & pages lightly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned (edge tears, little loss top spine & corners), edges lightly foxed, top edge frayed near corner, corners & base spine little bumped, owner's written name in pencil free flyleaf. The author spent a year as a nursing sister among the Aboriginal people in remote areas of Central Australia near Alice Springs. Our Book No: 26716. $15 AUD.

65. Giner, Francois; Desmazieres, Malissa (translator) (2011). Heart of Arnhem Land: A Memoir (1st thus ed). Sydney, Woollahra: Longueville Media. 236 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, light creases front cover. The author had his first look at northern Australia in 1974, and this became the start of a 36-year sojourn and adventure, far from his hometown of Lodeve in southern France. This book is a personal journey of discovery and self-discovery, but above all it is cry for a beloved Aboriginal community whose culture lies on the edge of extinction. ISBN: 9781920681760. Our Book No: 26236. $34 AUD.

66. Graham, Duncan (editor) (1994). Being Whitefella (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Sixteen people explore their relationship with Aboriginal Australia, looking at events in their own lives that shaped their understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal culture and history. ISBN: 1863680802. Our Book No: 23625. $13 AUD.

67. Grant, Arch (1995). Aliens in Arnhem Land. Sydney, Dee Why: Frontier Publishing. 71 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), maps, minor edgewear. This book is about Rev. Thomas Theodor Webb who was critical to the success and progress of the Methodist Mission set up in East Arnhem Land. ISBN: 0646251007. Our Book No: 15728. $15 AUD.

68. Grant, Stan (2002). The Tears of Strangers: A Memoir. Sydney: HarperCollins. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos. Autobiography of an Australian Aboriginal television presenter. ISBN: 0732271533. Our Book No: 13427. $10 AUD.

69. Gray, Geoffrey (editor); Goodale, Jane C.;Fink, Ruth;Beckett, Jeremy;Hiatt, L. R., & Barnes, J. A. (2001). Before It's Too Late: Anthropological Reflections, 1950 - 1970 (1st ed) [Oceania Monograph, no. 51]. Sydney: Oceania Publications, University of Sydney. 175 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. A collection of anthropological research essays about the social life and customs of the Aboriginal people. A group of anthropologists who worked in Australia between 1950 and 1970 discuss their work. ISBN: 1864873957. Our Book No: 27393. $50 AUD.

70. Green, Mona; Lofts, Pamela (1984). The Echidna and the Shade Tree: An Aboriginal Story (1st ed). Sydney: Scholastic Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong, very good plus condition, full-page colour illustrations, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture book based on a story, told by Mona Green of the Djaru tribe to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. ISBN: 086896266X. Our Book No: 23412. $10 AUD.

71. Gribble, Rev. E. R. (1933). A Despised Race: The Vanishing Aboriginals of Australia. Sydney: Australian Board of Missions. 147 pp. Hardback small, jacket missing, good condition, original brown cloth cover (lightly flecked), black & white photos (including frontispiece), inner hinge little split (pages firm), spine lettering faded, edges lightly foxed, edgewear, extensive annotation (map) front endpapers. Reverend Gribble was a controversial Christian minister at missions in Queensland and the Kimberleys (northern Western Australia). This copy: hand-drawn map of northern Australia on front endpapers. Our Book No: 15900. $150 AUD.

72. Griffiths, Max (1992). The Hungry Heart. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 176 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white maps, colour photos, minor edgewear. A compelling account of the difficult life in Australian Aboriginal communities - some of the most scattered and isolated on earth. The author worked for the Australian Inland Mission from 1964 to 1985, and was Superintendent for the last 11 years. ISBN: 0864174861. Our Book No: 20708. $14 AUD.

73. Griffiths, Owen (1947). Dhidgerry Dhoo: A Tale Woven around Fact. Sydney: P. & S. Press. 60 pp. Paperback small, dustjacket (fixed to spine), card cover, very good condition, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins, small edge tears), autograph (author's extensive written dedication front free flyleaf). (Estimated date, 1947, Trove catalogue.) A folk story which tells of the good deeds done by Aborigines during 1942, when a Japanese invasion of northern Australia seemed imminent. They were widely employed as coastal pilots, bush-runners, scouts, trackers and plane-spotters. The author previously wrote "Darwin Drama". Our Book No: 14493. $20 AUD.

74. Gutya, Burraga; Canning, Ken (1990). Ngali Ngalga (Let's Talk): Poetry by Burraga Gutya (1st ed). Sydney: Breakout Press. 54 pp. Paperback thin trade, card covers, stapled, very good condition, minor edgewear, staples lightly rusted, tiny scuff spine, top corner rear cover little creased, autograph (author's written & dated dedication inside front cover). The author first started writing poetry in Boggo Road Gaol, Brisbane in the early 1970s. Writing led him to tertiary studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, where he completed his BA in Communications in 1987 and is currently doing an M.A. in History. He has recently taken a name from his traditional language, Burraga Gutya. ISBN: 0646006738. Our Book No: 26265. $20 AUD.

75. Gwynne, Phillip (1998). Deadly Unna? (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 272 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults about an Aboriginal boy named Dumby and his friend Blacky. They don't have a lot in common but football. This is a book suitable for older readers. The multi-award-winning novel is now the film called "Australian Rules". ISBN: 9780141300498. Our Book No: 27284. $10 AUD.

76. Harrasser, Albert (1936). Die Rechtsverletzung Bei den Australischen Eingeborenen: Beitrag zur monograph "Darstellung des Strafrechtes der Australischen Primitiven". Stuttgart: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke. 167 pp. Paperback trade, original paper covers, very good condition, many pages edges uncut, other edges untrimmed, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. In German language. English translation of title: "Violation of the Law by Australian Aborigines. Contribution to the Monograph: Representation of the Criminal Law of the Australian Natives". Our Book No: 14622. $46 AUD.

77. Harris, Stewart (1979). It's Coming Yet - An Aboriginal Treaty Within Australia Between Australians. Canberra: Aboriginal Treaty Committee. 87 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, owner's written name title page. The Aboriginal Treaty Committee wants to set up a treaty with the Australian Government to look after Aboriginal interests. ISBN: 0959521704. Our Book No: 20275. $10 AUD.

78. Havecker, Cyril; Malykke, Yvonne (editor) (1987). Understanding Aboriginal Culture. Sydney: Cosmos. 101 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, bottom corner rear cover little creased, pages lightly toned, spine & rear cover lightly faded, minor edgewear corners. Includes magic, totemism, spirit world, healing. Written by a blood brother of the Warramunga Aboriginal tribe of Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory. ISBN: 0958858802. Our Book No: 2616. $10 AUD.

79. Hayward, Eric Hedley (2006). No Free Kicks Family, Community and Football: a Noongar Story (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 352 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, review copy, minor edgewear. The author, an Aboriginal footballer, is from the Weelman, Goreng and Kaneang Noongar groups whose traditional country stretches across the Great Southern and South-west areas of Western Australia. He has always wanted to tell his story, not only for himself, but for the benefit of his community. This is a special story full of pride and also shame, fear and confidence, limitation and opportunity, love and loneliness, hard work and disappointment, but above all, of the power of community and family. ISBN: 1920731563. Our Book No: 22580. $15 AUD.

80. Hazlehurst, Kayleen M. (1994). A Healing Place: Indigenous Visions for Personal Empowerment and Community Recovery. Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press. 274 pp. Paperback large octavo, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (spine label, rubber stamps including edges, stickers), good condition, few black & white drawings, inner hinges taped, edges lightly foxed, internally excellent. By Queensland academic who has worked in indigenous communities for over 20 years. Addresses the heart-breaking problems of alcoholism, family violence and community breakdown that are destroying many Aboriginal communities today. Compares innovative programs and policies in Canada and Australia that address addiction, family violence and community breakdown. Discusses setting up of alcohol treatment programs and community healing programs. Includes workshop methods and techniques. ISBN: 0908140878. Our Book No: 3167. $20 AUD.

81. Head, Shakespeare; Lott, Christine (illustrator) (1986). Muregu [Shakespeare Readers]. Sydney: Shakespeare Head / Golden Press. 24 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour drawings, rear cover little creased, small sticker. A school reader for children, about a grumpy Aboriginal man, Muregu, who turns into a sad owl (mopoke). The reader emphasises the value of being friendly and helpful. ISBN: 0730202445. Our Book No: 11161. $13 AUD.

82. Herbert, Xavier (1992). Xavier Herbert: Episodes from Capricornia, Poor fellow My Country and Other Fiction, Nonfiction and Letters (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 281 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages & inside covers lightly toned. This anthology has a selection of novelist Xavier Herbert's work. Covers such broad issues as nationalism, land in Queensland, Aborigines, sex and gender, and the role of the creative artist. ISBN: 0702224081. Our Book No: 24482. $14 AUD.

83. Herbert, Xavier; Mudrooroo, introduced by (1999). Capricornia [A. & R. classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 510 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, rear cover little creased, otherwise excellent. Australian historical novel set in northern Queensland, originally published in 1938. In this edition, Aboriginal critic and writer Mudrooroo reassesses this classic novel of race relations. ISBN: 0207189730. Our Book No: 3881. $17 AUD.

84. Hocking, Geoff (2002). The Australian Flag: The First 100 years (1st ed). Melbourne, Noble Park: Five Mile Press. 111 pp. Hardback dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, few cartoons, minor edgewear jacket. This fascinating book looks at the history of Australia's flag, and at other banners - including the Eureka Flag, the Boxing Kangaroo and the Aboriginal Flag. There are full-colour reproductions, cartoons and light hearted photos in this very special story. ISBN: 1865035998. Our Book No: 23767. $15 AUD.

85. Hooper, Chloe (2009). The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 277 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover corner tip creased, plastic layer spine little defective, minor edgewear, old price marks. This book is about the death in custody of an Indigenous person, Cameron Doomadgee, in 2004 on Palm Island - one of Australia's largest Aboriginal communities, Queensland. One morning on this tropical paradise, Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty minutes later lay dead in a watch-house cell. ISBN: 9780143010661. Our Book No: 26524. $10 AUD.

86. Hornadge, Bill; Lawrence, Jons (illustrator) (1980). The Boy Who Talked with Bunyips. Dubbo, NSW: Macquarie Publications. 72 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, old price marks. Fiction for young adults, set in 1772 (shortly before the first white settlement in 1788), about two Aboriginal boys who run away from their home near Dubbo. Our Book No: 11721. $10 AUD.

87. Ingamells, Rex; Trezise, Percy (P. J.) (illustrator); Haginikitas, Mary (illustrator) (1993). Platypus and Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Picture Bluegum Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, bottom corner tip creased front cover, few tiny marks inside rear cover, few creases rear cover, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a platypus and a kookaburra who wished to be different. The bunyip granted their wishes and it turned out to be an unfortunate choice for them. ISBN: 0207170363. Our Book No: 27241. $15 AUD.

88. Inglis, James ("Maori") (1880). Our Australian Cousins (1st ed). London: Macmillan. 466 pp. Hardback thick, no jacket as issued, original dark green cloth cover (gilt embossing front cover & spine), black endpapers, good-very good condition, appendices, adverts at rear, inner hinge little split front & rear (all pages firm), edges & endpapers lightly foxed, edgewear, minor annotation prelim page, owner's written name. Heavy. Our Book No: 14602. $100 AUD.

89. Inglis, K. S. (1961). The Stuart Case (1st ed) [Australian Paperbounds / Max Stuart]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 321 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, frontispiece photo, spine little creased (during manufacture), small sticker front cover. The disturbing case study of how an itinerant Aboriginal man was wrongly convicted of murdering a woman at Ceduna, South Australia, in 1958. The conviction was based on a typed confession delivered in precise, educated English - a language Stuart could hardly speak or write. Our Book No: 7294. $12 AUD.

90. Jackson-Nakano, Ann (2002). The Pajong and Wallabalooa (1st ed) [Weereewaa History Series Volume 2 / Aboriginal History Monograph 9]. Canberra, ACT: Ann Jackson-Nakano / Aboriginal History Inc. 214 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, tables, black & white text-photos, maps, top corner front cover creased, faint toning edges, light creases covers. This book is a history of the Aboriginal farming families at Blakney and Pudman Creeks, 1820 - 1945, and an historical overview 1945 - 2002. Volume I focused on the Kamberri. Volume II focuses on the history and transition of members of the Aboriginal farming families who settled on land near Blakney and Pudman Creeks, located between western Goulburn, Gunning, Dalton, Boorowa and Yass, from the 1870s to the late 1960s. ISBN: 0958563756. Our Book No: 27014. $100 AUD.

91. Jacobs, Pat (1990). Mister Neville [Auber Octavius Neville]. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 347 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, glossy paper, black & white text-photos (some full-page), top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The fascinating biography of the English civil servant who was appointed Chief protector of Aborigines in Western Australia in 1915. During the 1920s and 1930s he became linked with ideas and policies (miscegenation) now considered racist. ISBN: 0949206725. Our Book No: 15721. $100 AUD.

92. Johns, Dr Gary (editor) (2001). Waking Up to Dreamtime: The Illusion of Aboriginal Self-Determination (1st ed). Singapore: Media Masters. 170 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, minor edgewear, slight crease top edge near spine front cover & few pages, old price marks. These conservative essays argue that funding for separate Aboriginal policies, programs and politics should be stopped. Let Aboriginal people choose their own lifestyle. The writers include Dr Gary Johns, Prof. Tom Flanagan, Trevor Satour, Steven Etherington, Dr Stephanie Jarrett, Helen McLaughlin, and Prof. Kenneth Maddock. ISBN: 9810451504. Our Book No: 24220. $15 AUD.

93. Johnson, Colin; [Narogin, Mudrooroo];Brady, Veronica (editor), & Miller, Susan (associate editor) (1988). Dalwurra: The Black Bittern: A Poem Cycle (1st ed). Perth, Nedlands: Centre for Studies in Australian Literature, University of Western Australia. 77 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket, card covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, spine & jacket spine little creased, autograph (author's written name & date on flyleaf). In this collection of poems, based on the traditional form of the manikay or song cycle, he adapts the story of Dalwurra, the black bittern, to his own experience, telling the story of a journey which leads from Perth in Western Australia, to Singapore, then to India and finally to Scotland and England, to the Commonwealth Writer's Conference in Edinburgh - and then to London at the time of the Brixton riots. The return to Western Australia is not only a return to his own country but to full possession of his Aboriginal inheritance, a return which this poem celebrates. ISBN: 0864220685. Our Book No: 25784. $16 AUD.

94. Jolliffe, Eric (1979). Jolliffe's Outback Australia: Cartoons Articles and Head Study to Frame (1st ed). Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. Unnum 80 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white cartoons, edges & pages lightly toned, lightly rubbed along spine, rear cover marked. An unnumbered issue of Jolliffe's Outback series, perhaps meant to be no 107. There is also an article on cedar getting on the Macleay River, the koala and an Aboriginal portrait for framing. Our Book No: 11557. $15 AUD.

95. Jolliffe, Eric (1990). Jolliffe's Outback, no 125: Crocs (1st ed). Sydney: Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. 82 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white cartoons, pages & edges lightly toned, covers & pages lightly creased, covers & few pages little foxed. This book is a collection of Witchetty's Tribe crocodile cartoons. Our Book No: 27340. $15 AUD.

96. Jonas, William (2001). Native Title Report 2000, by Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. Sydney: Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC). 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear corners, internally excellent. This report has been written by William Jonas, the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, as a requirement of the Native Title Act (1993). The report summarises the operation of the Act to date, and its effect on the exercise and enjoyment of human rights of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders. Our Book No: 21389. $15 AUD.

97. Jose, Nicholas (2002). Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola (1st ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 294 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white frontispiece, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. The author sets out on a quest for his mystery relative. In the Aboriginal community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, Australia's farthest shore, Roger Jose, eccentric, lived for 50 years with his beloved wife Maggie and her sister Biddy. This book is the absorbing response of a modern writer to his heritage, and an evocative, warm story of some exceptional people, a place and a country. ISBN: 1740640691. Our Book No: 26108. $14 AUD.

98. Kartinyeri, Doris; O'Donoghue, Lowitja (foreword) (2002). Kick the Tin (2nd ed). North Melbourne: Spinifex Press. 140 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top spine lightly rubbed. A compelling and witty story of a courageous journey into the soul of the individual to find meaning and substance after the loss of everything the rest of us take for granted. The author was taken from hospital after her mother died and placed in the Colebrook Home (Adelaide), where she remained for the next 14 years. The legacy of being a member of the Stolen Generations continued for Doris as she was placed in white homes as a virtual slave, struggled through relationships and suffered with bipolar depression. 'Kick the Tin' was a game she played in the Colebrook Home. ISBN: 1875559957. Our Book No: 24740. $12 AUD.

99. Kartinyeri, Doreen; Anderson, Sue (2008). Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri Calling (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, spine lightly creased, few small marks last page & edges. This is the autobiography of Doreen Kartinyeri who fought for Aboriginal rights, and was dedicated to upholding and protecting Ngarrindjeri law. Doreen's formal schooling was poor, but she was a tenacious researcher. Her sharp memory helped to put together histories and genealogies, and she helped reunite members of the Stolen Generations. In this very special book, she reveals a deep set desire for social justice. ISBN: 9780855756598. Our Book No: 26988. $25 AUD.

100. Keenan, Michael (2000). Wild Horses Don't Swim (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 267 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover little creased, hinge lightly split front & rear (pages firm). The author and his wife Sal travel to the Kimberley region, Western Australia, to discover the wilderness along the Fitzroy River (threatened by a dam for cotton-growing). They help local Aboriginal protesters. ISBN: 1863251839. Our Book No: 25699. $10 AUD.

101. Keneally, Thomas (1977). The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 178 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. Australian novel based on the life of the Aboriginal bushranger Jimmy Governor. By the noted Irish-Australian novelist. ISBN: 0140036202. Our Book No: 11493. $10 AUD.

102. Keneally, Thomas (1986). The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (Reissue ed) [Collector's Library of Australia's Great Books]. Sydney, Kensington: Times Books. 178 pp. Hardback, no jacket as issued, decorative cover, gilt top edge, very good condition, minimal foxing edges. Australian novel based on the life of the Aboriginal bushranger Jimmy Governor. By the noted Irish-Australian novelist. ISBN: 0858359847. Our Book No: 25178. $20 AUD.

103. Keneally, Thomas (1992). Flying Hero Class. Sydney: Coronet. 268 pp. Paperback, very good condition. Novel by Australian writer. The hijackers of an aircraft are surprised to find an Aboriginal dance troupe among the passengers. By the noted Irish-Australian novelist. ISBN: 0340566752. Our Book No: 11311. $10 AUD.

104. Kenny, Chris (1996). It Would Be Nice If There Was Some Women's Business: The Story Behind the Hindmarsh Island Affair (1st ed). Sydney: Duffy & Snellgrove. 252 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The cult of "women's business" was created by a small group of Aboriginal women, including a few members of the local Ngarrindjerri tribe. This is the story of those women and their struggle to tell the truth in the face of hostility from the government, the churches, the media, and even some anthropologists. ISBN: 1875989102. Our Book No: 24341. $20 AUD.

105. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Phelps, Kathleen (illustrator) (1986). Yellow Dog Dingo (1st ed). Sydney, Drummoyne: Golden Press. Unnum 31 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings, page edges lightly toned, two tiny dents fore-edge covers. This delightful Australian Aboriginal folktale (children's picture story) will also interest older readers. ISBN: 0730203166. Our Book No: 26886. $15 AUD.

106. Kidd, Rosalind (2000). Black Lives, Government Lies [Frontlines Series]. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 64 pp. Paperback wide trade, good plus condition, rear cover significantly scratched, pages lightly toned as common. The removal of Aboriginal children from their families was often well-intentioned and acceptable for the times, says the Australian government. Not so, argues the author, who was given unique access to the Queensland government's Aboriginal Affairs files. ISBN: 0868407879. Our Book No: 3717. $10 AUD.

107. Lamshed, Max (1972). Monty: The Biography of C. P. Mountford. Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 222 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos. Biography of the Australian anthropologist. He did pioneering but controversial research among Aboriginal communities. ISBN: 0851794270. Our Book No: 11371. $18 AUD.

108. Lawson, James S.; Bauman, Adrian E. (2001). Public Health Australia: An Introduction (2nd ed). Sydney, Roseville: McGraw-Hill Australia. 229 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear. By public health academic, University of New South Wales. This book is a comprehensive reference on the basic principles, language, concepts and practice of public health in Australia. This complete revision of the first edition includes background on pivotal discoveries in medical history, epidemiological methods, common conditions, Aboriginal health, and physical and mental health. ISBN: 0074708783. Our Book No: 12027. $15 AUD.

109. Layton, Robert (1989). Uluru: An Aboriginal History of Ayers Rock (Reprint, additions ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 139 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps) very good plus condition, colour text-photos, maps, figures, tables, minor edgewear, spine little faded. This book is the history of Uluru, which was previously known as Ayers Rock. The author describes how religion, subsistence patterns, and land ownership all form part of a living culture that involves the Yankuntjatjara and Pitjantjatjara people. He traces the history of their dispossession and their relations with bureaucracies, cattle stations, missions, and police. ISBN: 0855752025. Our Book No: 27118. $20 AUD.

110. Legal Service, Aboriginal (1995). Telling our Story: A Report by the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc) on the Removal of Aboriginal Children from their Families in Western Australia. Perth: Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia. 247 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition. Our Book No: 13512. $28 AUD.

111. Lester, Yami (1993). Yami: The Autobiography of Yami Lester (1st ed). Alice Springs: Institute for Aboriginal Development Publications. 185 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, corner creased one page, corners front cover little creased, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, edges & inside covers lightly foxed. An Aboriginal autobiography that begins in the heart of the Western Desert. This is a story full of courage, challenge, change and humour. ISBN: 0949659606. Our Book No: 26017. $12 AUD.

112. Levitt, Dulcie; Lyon, Ken (illustrator) (1981). Plants and People: Aboriginal Uses of Plants on Groote Eylandt (1st p/b ed) [AISS New Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 166 pp. Paperback large quarto, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition, full-page black & white drawings, grey-tinted paper, library markings (spine label, rubber stamps, date due sheet, pocket), minor edgewear, internally excellent. Heavy. Pioneer study by a missionary and botany graduate, who lived at Groote Eylandt, a large island in Australia's Gulf of Carpentaria. Part I describes how the local Aborigines use various plants for medicinal purposes. Part II is a systematic listing of almost 600 vascular plants on the island, including description and summary of uses. About 100 of the plants are illustrated by Ken Lyon of the AIAS. ISBN: 0855751169. Our Book No: 3685. $25 AUD.

113. Lockyer, Betty (2009). Last Truck Out (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 268 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear, front cover corner tips little worn, faint mark fore-edge. An indigenous memoir of growing up in the Beagle Bay Mission and the pearling town of Broome. Betty was influenced by a mix of culture, religion and strict government policy. In this very special book the author tells of the carefree times she shared with friends and family. Betty was born in 1942, and descended from the Nyul Nyul people of the Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia. ISBN: 9781921248085. Our Book No: 26882. $20 AUD.

114. Long, W. Arnold (1962). The Secret of Endurance: Illustrations from Missionary Experience in Various Parts of Australia. Carnegie, VIC: Renown Press. 54 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted, small tears), good plus condition, full-page black & white text-photos, scuff mark title page (sticker removal), letter on cover title corrected in biro, rear page removed (leaving stub, as usual for this pamphlet), rear cover creased. Stories of missionary activity among Aborigines in northern Australia. Our Book No: 13122. $15 AUD.

115. Maddern, Eric; Kennaway, Adrienne (illustrator) (1996). Rainbow Bird: An Aboriginal Folk Tale from Northern Australia (Reprint ed). London: Frances Lincoln. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour full-page illustrations, corners lightly creased, minor edgewear. An Aboriginal folk tale from Northern Australia told as a picture book for children. This story is based on a fire legend of the Dalabon people of Beswick Reserve, Northern Territory. The large full-colour sketches and easy-to-read text make this a delightful book for any child. ISBN: 0711208980. Our Book No: 23845. $12 AUD.

116. Malouf, David (1994). Remembering Babylon (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 200 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, light toning edges, light creases covers, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. Novel about a white man trying to adjust to life after living 16 years among Aborigines. Short-listed for 1993 Booker Prize and 1994 Miles Franklin Award. ISBN: 009930242X. Our Book No: 18559. $10 AUD.

117. Marcus, Julie (editor) (1999). A Dark Smudge Upon the Sand: Essays on Race, Guilt and the National Consciousness (1st ed). Sydney: LHR Press. 252 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation. This book has twelve essays about the hidden ways of race and its representations. Analysis of museum exhibitions, children's books, postcards and photographs suggest new ways of thinking about cultural differences. There is a sensitive and nuanced account of Elizabeth Durack's creation of herself as a fictional Aboriginal artist, Eddie Burrup. ISBN: 0646373420. Our Book No: 27252. $20 AUD.

118. Marshall-Stoneking, Billy (1989). Lasseter in Quest of Gold (2nd ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 239 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, fore-edge lightly marked, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. The story of the lost explorer Lasseter and his allegedly discovered gold reef. The author lived for four years in 'Lasseter country', among the Pintupi people at Papunya Settlement in the Northern Territory, and was given access to information previously known only to the local Aborigines. ISBN: 0340516682. Our Book No: 25435. $18 AUD.

119. Martin, Mandy; Robin, Libby; Smith, Mike (2005). Strata: Deserts Past, Present and Future: An Environmental Art Project about a Significant Cultural Place. Mandurama, NSW: Mandy Martin. 54 pp. Paperback narrow oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings & fold-out colour paintings, small mark front cover, minor edgewear. About diverse kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing place. The place is Puritjarra, a rock shelter in the Cleland Hills in Western Central Australia. It is part of the country of the Aboriginal people of the Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff community. ISBN: 0957748140. Our Book No: 23173. $24 AUD.

120. Mason, H. G. B. (1980). Darkest Western Australia: A Treatise Bearing on the Habits and Customs of the Aborigines and the Solution of "The Native Question": A Guide to Out-back Travellers (Facsimile ed). Perth, Victoria Park: Hesperian Press. 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine little faded, covers lightly rubbed, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. Facsimile of a book originally published by Hocking & Co., Kalgoorlie, in 1909. Mainly about Aboriginal customs to assist travellers in the outback. Dedicated to the prospectors of Western Australia. ISBN: 0859050149. Our Book No: 26541. $16 AUD.

121. Mason, James; Kent, David (editor); Townsend, Norma (editor) (1996). James Mason: Assigned Convict, 1831 - 1837: Doomed ... to the Earth's Remotest Region. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 182 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), endpaper maps. Firsthand account of the colonial New South Wales convict experience, taken from Mason's recently discovered manuscript. Vivid account of life on the frontier, encounters with Aborigines, flora and fauna, living and working conditions of assigned convicts, the character of the early settlements of Sydney, Parramatta and Campbelltown, and early colonial horticulture and farming practices. Description of exploration of the Nepean River. An important and rare addition to primary sources on colonial New South Wales. ISBN: 0522847463. Our Book No: 15353. $20 AUD.

122. Mathews, Janet; Stackpool, Walter (illustrator) (1981). Fossils and Families: Aboriginal Life and Craft. Sydney: Collins. 128 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white drawings, spine lightly faded. A book about Aboriginal life and craft written for young adults. ISBN: 0001950355. Our Book No: 10235. $15 AUD.

123. Matthews, Gordon (1996). An Australian Son (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 230 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, page edges lightly toned as usual. Describes an incredible journey of self-discovery by an Australian diplomat. This is a true story about an adopted boy who grew up to believe he was of Aboriginal descent, but was actually Sri Lankan. ISBN: 0855616903. Our Book No: 20360. $10 AUD.

124. Maytom, Sue; Doyle, Lionel (illustrator) (1999). Wurradi, Wondee and the Dancing Brolgas (1st ed). Maleny, QLD: Greater Glider Productions. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner front cover creased, small mark bottom edge near spine. A children's picture book about an Aboriginal boy whose pet dog runs away to the city. ISBN: 0947304401. Our Book No: 16268. $15 AUD.

125. McCloy, Peter (1995). The Survival Dreaming (Enduring Values from Australia's Aboriginal Culture). Sydney: Management Interface. 146 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, autograph (author's written dedication). Business trainer visits central Australia and learns enduring values from Aboriginal culture. ISBN: 0646235745. Our Book No: 4409. $16 AUD.

126. McConnochie, Keith; Hollinsworth, David; Pettman, Jan (1989). Race and Racism in Australia (1st, reprint ed). Wentworth Falls, NSW: Social Science Press. 259 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear, few tiny creases front cover. This book explores the major concepts of race and racism in Australia. Focus on immigration and Aborigines. This book is especially designed for upper-secondary and lower tertiary studies. ISBN: 0949218170. Our Book No: 23057. $10 AUD.

127. McDonald, Geoff (1984). Red over Black: Behind the Aboriginal Land Rights (Reprint ed). Bullsbrook, WA: Veritas Publishing. 143 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner front cover creased, reader crease near spine, minor edgewear. A unique but skeptical contribution to the national controversy concerning Aboriginal land rights. ISBN: 0949667501. Our Book No: 23771. $10 AUD.

128. McGonigal, David (1990). The Australian Geographic Book of the Kimberley (1st ed). Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 159 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, lift-out map MISSING, otherwise very good condition, maps, colour text photos (some full-page), front cover corner lightly creased. The first edition of this comprehensive illustrated guide to the Kimberley's history, geography, Aboriginal people, early settlers, communications, primary industries, national parks and wildlife. It also leads you along the two roads that traverse the area, and explores the coast. With over 160 exceptional photographs and detailed maps, this book is an invaluable guide to the magnificent Kimberley. ISBN: 1862760055. Our Book No: 13582. $20 AUD.

129. McKenna, Mark (2002). Looking for Blackfellas' Point: An Australian History of Place (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 269 pp. Paperback large octavo, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear, spine lightly faded, sticker mark front flyleaf. This book is a history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australian relations with indigenous people. Blackfellas' Point lies on the Towamba River in south-eastern New South Wales. ISBN: 0868406449. Our Book No: 26144. $26 AUD.

130. McKenzie, Maisie (1998). Devil's Marble: John Flynn's Grave in Central Australia. Brisbane: Boolarong Press. 85 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner flyleaf lightly creased. The story of outback pioneer John Flynn (Australian Inland Mission, pedal radio, flying doctor), and the 8-ton rock that symbolically sits on top of his grave (recently reclaimed by local Aborigines). Originally published, 1985, as Flynn's Last Camp. ISBN: 0864392036. Our Book No: 13356. $12 AUD.

131. McPherson, Sue (2012). Grace Beside Me (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 219 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. This very special book is full of wisdom, humour and down-to-earth advice, reminding us that despite the difficulties of growing up, we are never alone on this journey. This gently unfolding debut novel for young adults is the winner of the State Library of Queensland Indigenous Writing Fellowship 2011. ISBN: 9781921248498. Our Book No: 27411. $15 AUD.

132. McRobbie, Narelle; Fielding, Grace (illustrator) (1996). Who's that Jumbun in the Log? (Reprint ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 32 pp. Paperback oblong large octavo, very good condition, colour drawings, corners lightly creased, minor edgewear. An Australian children's picture story about a witchetty grub (jumbun), by indigenous authors. The bright full-page illustrations are a delight. An interesting feature is that some words of the text have been replaced by tiny little pictures. ISBN: 1875641238. Our Book No: 14905. $14 AUD.

133. Middleton, Margaret R.; Francis, Sarah H. (1976). Yuendumu and its Children: Life and Health on an Aboriginal Settlement (1st ed). Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 220 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, tables, black & white photos, minor bump base spine, tiny tear top spine, faint foxing edges & title page, minor insect damage cover, minor edgewear. Reports the work and findings of the Aboriginal Infant Morbidity Project carried out between 1969 and 1971 at Yuendumu, a government settlement for Aborigines in Central Australia. ISBN: 0642021252. Our Book No: 23758. $10 AUD.

134. Mitchell, Elyne; Huxtable, Grace (illustrator) (1962). Kingfisher Feather (1st ed). London: Hutchinson. 224 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), flap clipped jacket, some light foxing (page & jacket edges, endpapers), owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First and only edition. This Australian novel follows on from the Silver Brumby series set in the "brumby country" (wild horses) of the Snowy Mountains region of Australia. The Dane twins are fascinated by a two-wheeled open carriage, driven by an ancient Aboriginal woman, who imparts astonishing information from the Dream Time. (Jacket and drawings by Grace Huxtable. Anthony Horderns sticker.). Our Book No: 14497. $25 AUD.

135. Monture-Angus, Patricia (2000). Journeying Forward: Dreaming Aboriginal People's Independence. Sydney, Annandale: Pluto Press. 158 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The author is a Mohawk woman living in Canada, who is a university teacher and advocate for independence of indigenous peoples rather than self-government. Her assessment is highly relevant to Australia today, at a time when reconciliation has stalled and native title is under threat. ISBN: 1864031018. Our Book No: 20579. $14 AUD.

136. Moores, Irene (1992). Where is Wungawurrah? Springwood, NSW: Butterfly Books. 214 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written dedication). A true story of Aboriginal deaths in custody. About a black boy and white girl who grow up together in the country, where both were sent to escape a diphtheria epidemic. It tells also of their reunion many years later. This gave rise to the author's quest for justice for the Aboriginal people. ISBN: 0947333479. Our Book No: 3534. $15 AUD.

137. Morgan, Sally (1989). Wanamurraganya: The Story of Jack McPhee (Reprint ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 196 pp. Paperback trade (with flap), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait). The story of an itinerant station and mine worker from the Pilbara region, being her grandfather through Aboriginal kinship. ISBN: 094920658X. Our Book No: 3502. $10 AUD.

138. Moriarty, Ros (2010). Listening to Country: A journey to the Heart of What It Means to Belong (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, pages lightly toned, crease top corner covers, few page corners little worn, minor edgewear. The author is a white woman married to an Aboriginal man. This book opens a rare window to the voices, humour and strength of the remarkable Law women of the remote Gulf of Carpentaria. Ros takes an emotional journey across country and culture to the Northern Territory's Tanami Desert with her husband's Aboriginal family to perform ceremony. ISBN: 9781741753806. Our Book No: 25328. $13 AUD.

139. Morley, N. M.; Douglas, Gillespie (1937). Australia's Tragic Error: Five Addresses by the Late N. M. Morley [The Australian Aborigines]. Melbourne, Moonee Ponds: Essendon Gazette (Printer). 28 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), brown card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photo frontispiece, pages lightly toned. Estimated date: 1935 - 1940 (Trove catalogue). Essays by Morley, broadcasts by Douglas. The essays (about improving conditions and the status of Aboriginal people) are titled: The Australian Aborigines; The clash of colour; The half-caste question; What can be done?; Summary and conclusion. Morley was the first president of the Aborigines Uplift Society. Our Book No: 12482. $20 AUD.

140. Morris, Barry (editor); Cowlishaw, Gillian (editor) (1990). Contemporary Race Relations in Australia [Journal for Social Justice Studies, Special Issue Series, volume 3]. Mitchell, NSW: Charles Sturt University. 88 pp. Paperback, very good condition, sticker. Contains seven essays about racism that continues to be experienced by Australian Aborigines. Our Book No: 2558. $10 AUD.

141. Moss, Rod (2010). The Hard Light of Day: An Artist's Story of Friendships in Arrernte Country (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 296 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour illustrations at rear, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This book is about artist Rod Moss who arrived in Alice Springs to teach painting. The book offers a rare insight into the reality of life in Central Australia, from the contours of the MacDonnell Ranges and the textures and sounds of Arrernte culture, to the endemic violence, alcoholism and ill-health that continue to devastate Aboriginal lives. The author recalls the friendships and celebrates the enriching, transformative power of friendship. Illustrated with the authors evocative paintings and photos, this book is an incredible journey into a world never shown in the mainstream media, and an artist's chronicle of the moments that have inspired him. ISBN: 9780702237744. Our Book No: 26584. $30 AUD.

142. Mountford, Charles P. (1964). Aboriginal Paintings From Australia (1st ed) [Fontana UNESCO Art Books]. London: Fontana / Collins / UNESCO. 27 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, colour photos (plates, some fold-out), few black & white text-photos, edges slightly foxed, minor edgewear. All the examples of Aboriginal art (28 plates) are from the caves and bark paintings of Arnhem Land, Australia. Few of the bark paintings were more than a year old when photographed, yet they lead us back into a primitive world of magic and ritual, very similar to that of European stone-age ancestors. Our Book No: 21540. $10 AUD.

143. Mudrooroo; Seruzier, Christian (translator) (1995). Le Maitre du Reve-Fantome (1st French ed) [Master of the Ghost Dreaming]. La Tour d'Aigues: Editions de l'Aube. 200 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication), card loosely inserted. Novel based on Wybalenna Aboriginal mission at Flinders Island, the life of G.A. Robinson and his wife, and Truganini Wourreddy. Dedication reads: "For Tom, with heartfelt thanks for bringing me the Master. 7-3-95". The card (l'Aube editions imprint) reads: "Tom: Here it is at last - my first publication, thanks to you and I'm sure you'll understand how I feel today! A thousand thanks." Both are signed "Colin" [Johnson, his English name]. ISBN: 2876782146. Our Book No: 14799. $25 AUD.

144. Mudrooroo; Johnson, Colin (1995). Wildcat Screaming (Reprint ed) [Wild cat screaming]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 142 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This novel is a sequel to the author's classic Aboriginal novel Wild Cat Falling. ISBN: 0207190089. Our Book No: 3086. $12 AUD.

145. Mudrooroo; Seruzier, Christian (translator) (2010). Chat Sauvage en Chute Libre. Paris: Asphalte Editions. 169 pp. Paperback (with flaps), very good plus condition. (French translation of the book "Wild Cat Falling", originally published in 1965.) Novel about a bodgie Aboriginal youth of the 1960s. The first novel published in Australia by an Aboriginal writer. ISBN: 9782918767008. Our Book No: 14800. $25 AUD.

146. Mulvaney, D. J. (1967). Cricket Walkabout: The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1867-8 (1st ed) [1867 - 1868]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 112 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, map, patterned endpapers, top corner rear cover bumped, flap clipped jacket (minor edgewear, faint foxing reverse side). About the first Australian cricket team to tour England (in 1868). It was composed entirely of Aborigines whose lively personalities are vividly portrayed in this informative and humorous narrative. This book contains many excellent photographs, some reproduced for the first time. An appendix gives full details of all the matches played on tour. Our Book No: 22150. $13 AUD.

147. Murray, James (2009). My Life in the Sea of Cars: A Letter from Arnhem Land. Yarraville, VIC: Transit Lounge. 201 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. The author writes about nine days spent in the remote and beautiful landscapes of Arnhem Land (Northern Territory). This book is a personal journey of self discovery, and a passionate argument for a new way of living. The ways in which rampant consumerism, and an obsession with the motor car have become so entrenched in people's lives is explored through relationships, memory, culture, identity and the meditative act of bushwalking. ISBN: 9780980461688. Our Book No: 26246. $15 AUD.

148. Neidjie, Bill; Davis, Stephen; Fox, Allan (1986). Australia's Kakadu Man: Bill Neidjie (Revised ed). Darwin: Resource Managers. 97 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos, partly published on yellow paper, endpaper map. The story of an Aboriginal man of the Gagudju community, Northern Territory, who is concerned about uranium mining on traditional lands. ISBN: 0958945802. Our Book No: 3412B. $15 AUD.

149. Nugent, Mary-Lou; Williamson, Inawinytji (foreword) & Djerrkura, Gatjil (foreword) (2000). Desart: The Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres of Central Australia (Reprint ed). Alice Springs: Jukurrpa Books. 81 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos including paintings (many full-page), minor edgewear. This book, compiled by Mary-Lou Nugent, tells the story of Desart, the coordinating body for Aboriginal art and craft centres in Central Australia. It brings together 19 communities of artists, ordinarily remote from one another in both place and style. This beautiful book reveals in words and pictures of the artists themselves, the wide range and beauty of the Aboriginal art of Central Australia. ISBN: 1864650044. Our Book No: 25955. $20 AUD.

150. O'Brien, May L.; Wyatt, Sue (illustrator) (1991). Wunambi: The Water Snake (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 37 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. First edition. Text by O'Brien, sketches by Wyatt. A beautifully illustrated Aboriginal legend about a giant water snake who roamed the land when the earth was young. Find out what happens when his rest is disturbed. Contains a bibliography of Aboriginal words and their meanings. ISBN: 0855752238. Our Book No: 20099. $18 AUD.

151. Orbell, Margaret (1991). Waiata: Maori Songs in History (1st ed). Auckland: Reed Books. 116 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-illustrations, minor edgewear, top edge lightly foxed, owner's written name. An anthology, introduced and translated by the author, who has been working with these manuscripts for 25 years. In this new anthology, she places traditional Maori songs (waiata) of the 19th century in their social and political setting, conveying the poet's responses to Maori trauma. ISBN: 0790001837. Our Book No: 26362. $20 AUD.

152. Paice, Margaret (1956). Namitja. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover (lightly foxed, spine repaired), staples rusted, fair-good condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), pages toned, first page LOOSE, last page creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name front cover, protected by semiarchival plastic bag. A heritage Australian children's picture story with Aboriginal themes. Our Book No: 14797. $10 AUD.

153. Palmer, Ian (1988). Buying Back the Land: Organisational Struggle and the Aboriginal Land Fund Commission. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 173 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, figures, rubber stamp. The story of the government's Aboriginal Land Fund Commission (ALFC) and its struggle to buy land for Australian Aboriginal communities consistent with legitimate land rights. ISBN: 0855751789. Our Book No: 10352. $14 AUD.

154. Parbury, Nigel (2005). Survival: A History of Aboriginal Life in New South Wales (Revised ed). Sydney, Surry Hills: NSW Department of Aboriginal Affairs. 228 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, covers little scratched, minor edgewear. Revised (expanded & updated) edition. This very special book combines detailed historical accounts of Aboriginal life in New South Wales before European invasion and subsequent dispossession, charting Aboriginal peoples endurance and survival. The book showcases Aboriginal heros and leaders such as Pemulwuy and Bennelong to present-day community leaders and social justice campaigners. ISBN: 0958597154. Our Book No: 27030. $30 AUD.

155. Partington, Geoffrey (1994). The Australian History of Henry Reynolds (1st ed). Holden Hill, SA: Geoffrey Partington / Printed by Falcon Print. 52 pp. Paperback trade, pamphlet, stapled, very good condition, rear cover marked, staples rusted, creasing along spine, minor edgewear. This short conservative monograph considers the contribution made by Dr Henry Reynolds to the High Court of Australia's conscious rejection of Australia's history in the Mabo judgment of 1992. ISBN: 0646219758. Our Book No: 26678. $14 AUD.

156. Pilkington, Doris [Garimara, Nugi] (2002). Follow the Rabbit-proof Fence (Film tie-in ed) [A True Story]. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 136 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, pages lightly toned. True story of three Aboriginal girls who escape from a government settlement to seek out their homeland. Based on the story of the author's mother, aunt and their friend, who escaped from the Moore River Settlement in 1931 and travelled 2,400 kilometres along the rabbit-proof fence. Now a major film produced by Phillip Noyce. ISBN: 0702232815. Our Book No: 15839. $10 AUD.

157. Prentis, Malcolm (2008). A Concise Companion to Aboriginal History (1st ed). Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing. 264 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps, tables, illustrated title page, black & white photos rear jacket flap (minor edgewear). This reference book looks at Australian Aboriginal history from creation stories involving the Dreaming through to Aboriginal cultural and political activity in the 21st century. The entries are alphabetically arranged and include biographies, historical events, pioneering work by anthropologists, historical controversies, literature and sport, and social issues. ISBN: 9781877058622. Our Book No: 25989. $15 AUD.

158. Project, Literacy; Beck, Jane (drawings) (1996). Gekardo the Gecko. Darwin: NTUniprint / Northern Territory University. 80 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, as new condition, black & white drawings, sticker rear cover. A children's picture story produced by Aboriginal students attending literacy classes at Northern Territory University, Darwin. The gecko is a lizard often found near Darwin. "Our Gekardo has many adventures related to our experiences." ISBN: 0949070874. Our Book No: 13703. $30 AUD.

159. Prout, Skinner; Brown, Tony (editor); Kolenberg, Hendrik (editor) (1986). Skinner Prout in Australia 1840 - 48. Hobart: Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, few minor scratches covers, covers lightly marked, spine lightly creased, tiny scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This book was published for a 1987 touring exhibition. Records John Skinner Prout's achievement as an Australian artist for the first time, and particularly featuring watercolours and portraits of Aborigines and Maoris. ISBN: 0724614958. Our Book No: 25706. $20 AUD.

160. Pye, John; Tungutalum, Hyacinth (foreword) (1985). The Tiwi Islands (3rd imp. ed). Darwin: National Library of Australia / Colemans Printing. 115 pp. Paperback small quarto, thin card covers, stapled, very good condition, map, black & white text-photos, few colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges, scuff mark front cover, spine ends chipped, autograph title page (author's written dedication). This book is a history before and after the mission was established of both of the Tiwi Islands: Bathurst Island and Melville Island. ISBN: 0959878726. Our Book No: 26197. $15 AUD.

161. Ramsland, John (2009). The Rainbow Beach Man: The Life and Times of Les Ridgway, Worimi Elder. Melbourne: Brolga Publishing. 452 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The fascinating biography of Les Ridgeway, Aboriginal Elder, and his struggle against adversity and racial discrimination. He was raised on reserves at Port Stephens and Taree (NSW) who advanced from being a farm labourer to station assistant manager, to Aboriginal welfare officer. he was picked by Charles Perkins to be a significant part of the new Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs. ISBN: 9781921221927. Our Book No: 15005. $20 AUD.

162. Rentoul, Annie R.; Peterson, Georgette; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul (1954). Australian Bush Songs (Reprint ed) [Imperial Edition, no 394: Plate 3619]. Melbourne: Allan & Co. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), pale brown card cover (dark brown letters & design), very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1954. Price 3/6. Copyright date, 1936.) Words by Annie Rentoul, music by Peterson, cover design by Ida Rentoul Outwhaite. A collectable pamphlet illustrated on the cover by Ida Rentoul: an Aboriginal child with song book surrounded by native animals and a kookaburra. A selection of old favourites in new form: The Little Aborigine; Baby Bear; and others from the famous series of books by these writers, with simplified accompaniments and easy keys. Rear cover, advert no 274: "New Song Books for Children", including Aboriginal Songs, by Anne Dreyer (published in 1954). Our Book No: 3520. $30 AUD.

163. Rentoul, Annie R.; Peterson, Georgette; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul (1966). Australian Bush Songs (Reprint ed) [Imperial edition, no 394: Plate 3619]. Melbourne: Allan & Co. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), cream-coloured card cover (dark brown letters & design), very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, copy 2. (Estimated date, 1966. Price 40c. Copyright date, 1936.) Words by Annie Rentoul, music by Peterson, cover design by Ida Rentoul Outwhaite. A collectable pamphlet illustrated on the cover by Ida Rentoul: an Aboriginal child with song book surrounded by native animals and a kookaburra. A selection of old favourites in new form: The Little Aborigine; Baby Bear; and others from the famous series of books by these writers, with simplified accompaniments and easy keys. Rear cover, advert no 452: "Merry Go Round: A Child's Book of Songs", by Amy Bissett England (published in 1962). Our Book No: 3520A. $30 AUD.

164. Reynolds, Henry (1989). Dispossession: Black Australians and White Invaders (1st ed) [Australian Experience]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 226 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner tip front cover creased, light foxing inside covers, faint foxing top edge. This book is about the present as well as about our colonial heritage: the interaction between Aborigines and settlers and farmers. Written by the author of The Other Side of the Frontier and other books on Aboriginal Australia. ISBN: 0043701825. Our Book No: 25039. $20 AUD.

165. Robinson, Roland (1966). Aboriginal Myths and Legends (1st ed). Melbourne: Sun Books. 218 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, edges slightly foxed, minor edgewear. This wonderful collection of 56 Aboriginal myths is particularly important as the first comprehensive collection. This book is a joy to read and enjoy. It is a work of scholarship produced with love and understanding. Our Book No: 21557. $10 AUD.

166. Robinson, Roland (1976). The Shift of Sands: An Autobiography 1952 - 62 (1st ed). Melbourne, South Melbourne: Macmillan. 375 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), bottom edge little rubbed, top edge faintly foxed, few tiny edge tears jacket (minor edgewear), faint old price marks, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. His autobiography of the productive decade he spent traveling the Australian continent collecting the Aboriginal myths and legends which were to influence his poetry and prose. ISBN: 0333210026. Our Book No: 27116. $20 AUD.

167. Robinson, Roland; Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator); Mumbulla, Percy (related) (1996). The Whalers (1st thus ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, base spine lightly & top corner cover tips lightly rubbed. This children's picture book comes directly from the oral storytelling tradition. Collected by Roland Robertson. Tells, in the lyrical voice of Aboriginal Percy Mumbulla, of the life and times of Percy's old seafaring uncle. New power is given to the story by the illustrations of Bronwyn Bancroft, which reinforce the wonder and excitement of the special relationship between orca and whaler. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0207184844. Our Book No: 27478. $17 AUD.

168. Rogers, Danny I.; Piersma, Theunis; Lavaleye, Marc; Pearson, Grant B.; de Goeij, Petra; Van de Kam, Jan (photos) (2003). Life Along Land's Edge: Wildlife on the Shore of Roebuck Bay, Broome (1st ed). Kensington, WA: Department of Conservation and Land Management. 161 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (many full-page), tiny bump base spine. This wonderful book explores the bay's special wildlife and the unique and colourful town of Broome alongside it - its massive tides, monsoonal climate, pearling history and special Aboriginal heritage. Roebuck Bay is one of only a dozen or so areas in the world with huge intertidal flats rich in shorebirds, including many from as far afield as Siberia. It lies on the receiving end of the most species-rich of all shorebird flyways, and these shorebirds end up in the most biodiverse marine province in the world. ISBN: 0730755401. Our Book No: 26568. $30 AUD.

169. Rogers, Peter H. (1973). The Industrialists and the Aborigines: A Study of Aboriginal Employment in the Australian Mining Industry (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 162 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, black & white photos, maps, minor edgewear, light foxing top edge. Discusses the employment of Aborigines in the Australian Mining Industry. He also reports on a survey of employer attitudes to Aborigines and part-aborigines throughout Australia and provides background information that will be useful to those in industry with little knowledge of the history or present condition of Aborigines. ISBN: 0207126364. Our Book No: 6011A. $15 AUD.

170. Roheim, Geza; Dundes, Alan (editor) (1992). Fire in the Dragon and Other Psychoanalytic Essays on Folklore [Mythos: Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology]. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 194 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, rear cover corner creased. Geza Roheim is the only Freudian to have been originally trained in folklore and the first psychoanalytic anthropologist to carry out fieldwork regarding the worldwide study of cultures. Combining a global perspective with encyclopedic knowledge of ethnographic sources, this Hungarian analyst demonstrated the validity of Freudian theory in both Western and non-Western settings. These 17 essays, written between 1922 and 1953, are among Roheim's most significant published writings and are collected here for the first time to introduce a new generation of readers to a unique interpretation of myths, folktales and legends. From Australian Aboriginal mythology to Native American trickster tales, from the Grimm folktale canon to Hungarian folk belief, Roheim explores a wide range of issues, such as the relationship of dreams to folklore and the primacy of infantile conditioning in the formation of adult fantasy. ISBN: 0691028680. Our Book No: 11935. $12 AUD.

171. Roheim, Geza; Dundes, Alan (editor) (1992). Fire in the Dragon and Other Psychoanalytic Essays on Folklore [Mythos: Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology]. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 194 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, copy 2. Geza Roheim is the only Freudian to have been originally trained in folklore and the first psychoanalytic anthropologist to carry out fieldwork regarding the worldwide study of cultures. Combining a global perspective with encyclopedic knowledge of ethnographic sources, this Hungarian analyst demonstrated the validity of Freudian theory in both Western and non-Western settings. These 17 essays, written between 1922 and 1953, are among Roheim's most significant published writings and are collected here for the first time to introduce a new generation of readers to a unique interpretation of myths, folktales and legends. From Australian Aboriginal mythology to Native American trickster tales, from the Grimm folktale canon to Hungarian folk belief, Roheim explores a wide range of issues, such as the relationship of dreams to folklore and the primacy of infantile conditioning in the formation of adult fantasy. ISBN: 0691028680. Our Book No: 11935A. $13 AUD.

172. Rorabacher, Louise E (editor) (1968). Aliens in Their Land: The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story (1st ed). Melbourne: F. W. Cheshire. 242 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge faintly foxed, minor edgewear. An anthology of Australian short stories, each having an Aboriginal theme. Collected by an American professor of English to wished to compare the experiences the indigenous inhabitants with their American counterparts. Our Book No: 21848. $13 AUD.

173. Rosser, Bill (1978). This is Palm Island. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 91 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. An angry book written by a part-Aboriginal about this dysfunctional Queensland Aboriginal community. ISBN: 0855750693. Our Book No: 8368. $12 AUD.

174. Rowley, C. D. (Charles) (1986). Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 169 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. Shares his knowledge of the background to the debate on Aboriginal land rights and welfare payments. Charles Rowley died just as this book was completed. In it he leaves a powerful and personal testament addressed to all Australians. ISBN: 0140085254. Our Book No: 21068. $10 AUD.

175. Rowse, Tim (2002). Indigenous Futures: Choice and Development for Aboriginal and Islander Australia (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 270 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The author discusses Australian government comments about indigenous policies. ISBN: 0868406058. Our Book No: 23413. $18 AUD.

176. Roy, Thomas (1994). The Man from the Dreamtime (1st ed) [Onaderra Trilogy]. Montville, QLD: Walter McVitty Books. 170 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, minor wear base spine. This book is the final part of the author's Oonaderra trilogy, which started with "The Curse of the Turtle" and "The Vengeance of the Dolphin". The story is complete in itself and can be read and enjoyed without knowledge of the earlier books. This story is set amongst the Aborigines of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. ISBN: 0949183377. Our Book No: 22317. $13 AUD.

177. Ryan, Lyndall (1996). The Aboriginal Tasmanians (2nd ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 380 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor rubbing edges. The first part records the historical dispossession of Tasmanian Aborigines by British settlers, resistance by Aborigines, and policies towards Aborigines after dispossession, all leading to almost-complete extinction. The second part traces the emergence of a new Aboriginal community outside the boundaries of white society yet denied Aboriginal identity. In this new edition, the author explores the fortunes of the present-day Tasmanian Aboriginal community in their quest for land and social justice. ISBN: 1863739653. Our Book No: 24357. $30 AUD.

178. Saggers, Sherry; Gray, Dennis (1998). Dealing with Alcohol: Indigenous Usage in Australia, New Zealand and Canada (1st ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear, crease bottom corner rear cover, old price marks. This book aims to provide readers with a coherent explanation of alcohol misuse among indigenous peoples in Australia, with comparative analyses from New Zealand and Canada. Written with the desire to raise the level of informed debate and lead a constructive action, the book combines an understanding of the structural aspects of alcohol misuse with consideration of individual and community agency. ISBN: 0521629772. Our Book No: 24225. $18 AUD.

179. Salter, Elizabeth (1972). Daisy Bates: The Biography of a Remarkable Victorian Woman - the Legendary Daisy Bates, a Journalist and Self-Taught Anthropologist Who Defied the Conventions of Her Day By Living in the Bush With the Australian Aborigine (1st U.S. stated ed). New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 266 pp. Hardback dustjacket, illustrated ochre cloth cover, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, small closed edge tears jacket (spine little faded, little loss corners & spine ends, corners little scuffed & worn), fore-edge lightly marked. Biography of Irish-born lady who lived among Aborigines. This vivid and compassionate biography brings the remarkable story of Daisy Bates to vibrant life. Meticulously documented from Daisy's own extensive articles, books, and journals, it portrays a colourful life of romance and adventure, brilliantly evoking the dynamic, eccentric, and indomitable woman who was capable of both pragmatism and poetry - and who became a legend in her own time. Our Book No: 26831. $20 AUD.

180. Saxby, M. H. (1973). Sounding Out: A Record of Gospel Effort at Home and Abroad by Australian Assemblies. Sydney, Chatswood: Australian Missionary Tidings. 146 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos. Open Brethren missionaries describe their work among Australian Aborigines as well as overseas, particularly southeast Asia and South America. Our Book No: 12607. $15 AUD.

181. Schlunke, Katrina M. (2005). Bluff Rock: Autobiography of a Massacre. Perth, Fremantle: Curtin University Books. 268 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark fore-edge, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. An autobiography of a place and a time not of the self. The author wanted to paint a bigger picture of the past through one specific event, and to show how many ways a massacre of Aboriginal people can be told and used and reoriented. The author grew up in the New England area (New South Wales), and takes this one story - the massacre(s) of Aborigines at Bluff Rock, in New England during the 1840s, to write an original and courageous story. ISBN: 9781920731717. Our Book No: 27352. $35 AUD.

182. Scougall, John; Osborne, Ricky (1998). Dogs, Kids and Homeswest: The Story of the Tkalka Boorda Aboriginal Community: A Case Study in Aboriginal Community Management and Development [Curtin Indigenous Research Centre Research Monograph]. Perth: Curtin University of Technology. 142 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. A report on living conditions at this Aboriginal community near Port Hedland (northern Western Australia), a public housing project of Homeswest. ISBN: 1863426620. Our Book No: 15804. $25 AUD.

183. Shaw, Bruce (1995). Our Heart is the Land: Aboriginal Reminiscences from the Western Lake Eyre Basin. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 154 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This collection of Aboriginal life histories, by an Australian anthropology lecturer, provides a glimpse of a little-known world. Focusing on themes such as religious life, living off the land, Dreamings and missions, and using the voices of men and women in and around the Lake Eyre Basin today, the author records a history of oppression and deprivation, disease and exploitation, but also celebrates the survival of a rich culture, and the growth of political awareness and community self management. ISBN: 0855752548. Our Book No: 23306. $20 AUD.

184. Shaw, Paula (2009). Seven Seasons in Aurukun: My Unforgettable Time at a Remote Aboriginal School (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 250 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner one page creased,. The author tells her very personal story of teaching at the local Aboriginal school in far north Queensland, and making a life for herself in a challenging new world. ISBN: 9781741757071. Our Book No: 25961. $15 AUD.

185. Skelton, Russell (2010). King Brown Country: The Betrayal of Papunya (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, edges & internal pages lightly toned, bottom corner tips few pages & rear cover lightly creased. This book is set with the backdrop of Papunya, a dysfunctional Northern Territory Aboriginal community. In November 2004, the author received an email about Papunya and the health problems that were happening there. He then spent several years of reporting in the Red Centre of Australia. ISBN: 9781741756227. Our Book No: 26035. $20 AUD.

186. Stevens, Frank (F. S.) (1968). Equal Wages for Aborigines: The Background to Industrial Discrimination in the Northern Territory of Australia. Sydney: Aura Press. 71 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing inside covers, light foxing title page & last page, toning to white cover, rubber stamp. In March, 1966, the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Commission decided to remove a clause from the Cattle Station Industry (Northern territory) Award which had effectively prohibited the payment of equitable rates to Aboriginal labour in north Australia. The object of this paper is to briefly trace in the history of the endeavours to control Aboriginal labour in the Northern Territory, and to present the industrial framework within which the decision was made. Our Book No: 21599. $12 AUD.

187. Stojanovski, Andrew; Brady, Maggie (foreword) (2010). Dog Ear Cafe: How the Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing (1st ed). Victoria: Hybrid Publishers. 316 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, map, minor edgewear. This book is about the Mt Theo program based at the Central Australian Community of Yuendumu. The author tells how he set the program up to help young Aboriginals beat addiction to petrol sniffing. The book is also relates the author's own informative journey. ISBN: 9781921665066. Our Book No: 26746. $20 AUD.

188. Strelein, Lisa (editor); Muir, Kado (editor) (2000). Native Title in Perspective: Selected Papers from the Native Title Research Unit 1998 - 2000 [Native Title Research Series]. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 314 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good plus condition, tables, figures. This publication is a compilation of papers collected in the turbulent period immediately before and after the passage of the Native Title Amendment Act. ISBN: 0855753595. Our Book No: 20469. $20 AUD.

189. Sykes, Roberta (1997). Snake Cradle (Reprint ed) [Autobiography of a Black Woman]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 330 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, spine little creased. First volume of her 3-volume autobiography of well-known Aboriginal activist. Describes her birth in Townsville through to the birth of her son at age 17, and the trial of the men who raped her. ISBN: 1864485132. Our Book No: 18208. $12 AUD.

190. Tennant, D. (1944). In the Track of the Native (4th or revised ed). City Not Stated: Thomas Tennant. 50 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover (little scuffed), stapled (staples rusted), good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, edgewear. Photographs of Aboriginal Australians collected over a period of 80 years, depicting their land, customs, daily life, and ceremonial and artistic activities, particularly northern Queensland (some scarce, tending towards the exotic). Includes some photos from Papua New Guinea. Accompanied by shot essays to explain some of the photos. Our Book No: 14981. $15 AUD.

191. Thompson, Elaine (1994). Fair Enough: Egalitarianism in Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 283 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, bottom corner front cover lightly creased. Tackles many of the issues surrounding Australian egalitarianism. The book explores the origins of political egalitarianism - the transformation from a culture which defined itself by white Britishness to one which cherishes multicultural diversity. Special emphasis is also placed on the economic, social and cultural positions of women, non-Anglo immigrants and indigenous people. ISBN: 0868403652. Our Book No: 23521. $18 AUD.

192. Tonkin, Daryl; Landon, Carolyn (1999). Jackson's Track: Memoir of a Dreamtime Place (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 297 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, decorative black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, owner's written name. In 1936, Daryl Tonkin and his brother, Harry, left home in search of adventure. They went to West Gippsland, Victoria, and set up a timber mill at Jackson's Track - a dreamtime place, a place that was paradise. This is the story of Daryl and Euphie, an Aboriginal lady, and the conflict that their love ignited. An unforgettable true story of joy, of tragedy, and hope. ISBN: 0670883328. Our Book No: 23765. $16 AUD.

193. Toohey, Edwina (2001). Before the Aeroplane Dance: The Torres Strait and Cape York: Islanders, Aborigines and Adventurers, from the 1860s to 1914 (1st ed). Rockhampton: Outback Books / Central Queensland University Press. 189 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, small mark bottom edge, corners front cover little creased. The untold story of the Torres Strait Islands and Cape York Peninsula in a text that abounds with strange tales, lively personal histories, and thrilling detail. ISBN: 1875998942. Our Book No: 26169. $20 AUD.

194. Toussaint, Sandy (1999). Phyllis Kaberry and Me: Anthropology, History and Aboriginal Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 128 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white photos, maps, old price marks. The fascinating story of two female anthropologists who worked with Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region of Western Australia - one in the 1930s (Kaberry), the other in the 1980s and 1990s (Toussaint). Raises fascinating questions about the nature of biography, the doing and writing of ethnography, the representation and interpretation of culture, and the changes and continuities in Aboriginal Australia. ISBN: 0522848354. Our Book No: 14234. $18 AUD.

195. Travers, Robert (1968). The Tasmanians: The Story of a Doomed Race (1st ed). Melbourne: Cassell. 244 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, slight wear spine ends, minor edgewear jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, reverse side lightly toned), pages lightly toned, previous owner's bookplate. A history of Aboriginal Tasmanians (distinct from mainland Aborigines) who largely died out after European settlement. Our Book No: 25051. $20 AUD.

196. Trezise, Percy (1988). The Cave Painters (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins / Anne Ingram Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, good condition, colour illustrations, tiny scuff top spine, endpapers lightly foxed, minor foxing few pages, spine little faded, top corner covers lightly bumped, written name reverse side flyleaf. Aboriginal picture story for children about a family who travel to visit their Mother's people, the Yalanji. The Yalanji lived in the red sandstone caves (where rock art is done) far away in the west, in a place called Quinkin Country. The beautiful drawings will delight children and adults. ISBN: 0732248086. Our Book No: 27240. $20 AUD.

197. Trezise, Percy (1990). Lasca and Her Pups (1st p/b ed) [Picture Bluegum series]. Sydney: Collins/Angus & Robertson. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, light foxing top edge few pages. Aboriginal picture story for children about a dingo and her pups who lived long ago during the Dreamtime. The large colourful drawings will delight any age. ISBN: 0207170037. Our Book No: 5765. $12 AUD.

198. Trezise, Percy (1990). Lasca and Her Pups (1st p/b ed) [Picture Bluegum series]. Sydney: Collins/Angus & Robertson. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, copy 2. Aboriginal picture story for children about a dingo and her pups who lived long ago during the Dreamtime. The large colourful drawings will delight any age. ISBN: 0207170037. Our Book No: 5765A. $14 AUD.

199. Trezise, Percy; Haginikitas, Mary (illustrator) (1988). Black Duck and Water Rat (1st ed). Sydney: Collins / Anne Ingram Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, good condition, colour drawings, spine ends lightly rubbed, corner covers bumped, owner's written name front pastedown, endpapers lightly foxed & faded, spine little faded, closed tear one page, rear cover little marked & scratched. Aboriginal myths from northern Australia told as a picture book for older children. This beautiful book tells the story of a black duck and her encounter with a large water rat which caused her to be disowned by her tribe. ISBN: 0732248078. Our Book No: 27239. $15 AUD.

200. Turbet, Peter (2001). The Aborigines of the Sydney District Before 1788 (Revised ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 170 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Drawing on contemporary diaries and journals of the first fleeters and other settlers, missionaries and memoirs of old Aborigines, this unique book, here revised, unveils and reveals daily life and identity of the Aboriginal groups that lived in the Sydney and surrounding region - languages, social life, marriage, families, food resources, hunting and fishing skills, tools and weapons, songs, religion and art. ISBN: 0731809106. Our Book No: 14344. $30 AUD.

201. Turnbull, Clive; Hogbin, Ian (introduction) (1965). Black War: The Extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Cheshire Lansdowne. 274 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, minor edgewear, light foxing top edge, spine lightly faded & creased, crease in covers & first few pages, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is the story of how the Aborigines of Tasmania were destroyed within 75 years of European settlement. This is the first extensive study of the subject since Bonwick's "The Last of the Tasmanians". Our Book No: 26369. $15 AUD.

202. Upfield, Arthur (1954). The Mountains Have a Secret (A Napoleon Bonaparte Thriller) (1st thus ed). London: Pan Books. 191 pp. Paperback small, good condition, spine creased, minor edgewear, top rear cover & few pages creased, covers & few pages lightly foxed, edges & pages toned, small tear bottom spine between rear cover join & spine. Another 'Bony' mystery. This one is set at the Baden Park Hotel to pursue inquiries about two missing girls hikers. He finds that curiosity can be unhealthy, for a police detective who has been on the case has been murdered. Our Book No: 27510. $10 AUD.

203. Upfield, Arthur (1956). Death of a Lake (A Bonaparte Detective-Story) (1st thus ed). London: Pan Books. 186 pp. Paperback small, good condition, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges, light toning edges & pages, spine creased, spine ends scuffed, few scuff marks front cover, covers shiny & slightly rubbed in places (possibly coated). Initially published in 1954. This is another one of Inspector Bonaparte's great adventures int the Australian outback. Will Bony find the body of a missing stockman when a lake dries up? A compelling description of Australian drought. Our Book No: 27512. $10 AUD.

204. Upfield, Arthur (1959). Bony Buys a Woman (1st thus ed). London: Pan Books. 187 pp. Paperback, good condition, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased, edges & pages toned, inside covers & flyleaves lightly foxed, edges foxed. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery - the Australian part-Aboriginal detective has to solve another crime in the outback. Our Book No: 27509. $10 AUD.

205. Upfield, Arthur (1961). Winds of Evil (Reissue ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 256 pp. Hardback, no jacket, good condition, edges foxed, tiny tears spine ends, boards slightly faded, toned strip free flyleaves, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery - the Australian Aboriginal detective. Our Book No: 24950. $15 AUD.

206. Upfield, Arthur (1961). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (1st thus ed). London: Pan Books. 187 pp. Paperback small, good condition, minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, tiny tear base spine, few light creases covers, bottom corner rear cover creased, corners front cover creased, edges & pages toned, inside cover & front flyleaf lightly foxed, rear cover toned, few pages miscut bottom edge, owner's written name. When a rash of murders plagues the elderly bachelors of Broken Hill, part-Aboriginal Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is faced with one of the most challenging mysteries of his career. Already two elderly bachelors have died horribly from cyanide poisoning. Now, two months later, Bony faces a cold trail, no motives, no clues - only vague descriptions of a woman who had been on the scene each time. So Bony waits for what he believes to be inevitable - a third killing. Our Book No: 27511. $10 AUD.

207. Upfield, Arthur (1962). Bony and the Black Virgin (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (1st thus ed). London: Pan Books. 156 pp. Paperback small, good condition, cover corners creased, minor edgewear, edges & pages toned, top corner tips creased few pages, spine little scuffed & rubbed. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery - the Australian part-Aboriginal detective tracks down the double-killer and unravels a mystery both strange and tragic. Our Book No: 27514. $10 AUD.

208. Upfield, Arthur (1964). Bony and the White Savage. London: Pan Books. 208 pp. Paperback small, good condition, small rubber stamp top edge, faint rubber date stamp last page, miinor edgewear, edges & pages toned, slight ridges along spine (binding error). This time 'Bony', the part-Aboriginal detective, is at his best on a tense hunt for a murderer. Our Book No: 27513. $15 AUD.

209. Upfield, Arthur (1966). The Bone is Pointed (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reissue ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 288 pp. Hardback, jacket missing, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (pocket, sticker), good condition, endpaper maps, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, spine ends lightly scuffed, few edge tears base spine. Another mystery for Inspector Bonaparte to solve. Our Book No: 3046. $14 AUD.

210. Upfield, Arthur (1969). The Barrakee Mystery (Reprint ed). London: Pan Books. 249 pp. Paperback small, good condition, minor edgewear, light foxing edges, edges & pages toned, spine creased, spine ends rubbed. This first story of Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, the half-Aboriginal detective, takes him to a sheep station in the Darling River bush country where he encounters those problems he understands so well - mixed blood and divided loyalties. ISBN: 0330023772. Our Book No: 27508. $15 AUD.

211. Upfield, Arthur (1971). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reprint ed). London: Pan Books. 187 pp. Paperback small, good condition, minor edgewear, edgewear spine ends, few light creases covers, top corner rear cover creased, bottom corner front cover creased, edges & pages toned. When a rash of murders plagues the elderly bachelors of Broken Hill, part-Aboriginal Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is faced with one of the most challenging mysteries of his career. ISBN: 0330105876. Our Book No: 27507. $10 AUD.

212. Upfield, Arthur; Connert, Dick (illustrator) (1976). The New Shoe (Reprint ed) [The Mystery Library]. San Diego / Del Mar, CA: University of California / Publisher's Inc. 245 pp. Hardback, no jacket, black cloth spine & brown paper boards, very good condition, map, black & white drawings, edges lightly toned, pages lightly toned, top spine chipped. Another mystery for Inspector Bonaparte to solve. In this book, Bony is on the job living with and learning about the people of one small community on the seashore of Australia. ISBN: 089163021X. Our Book No: 27472. $15 AUD.

213. Upfield, Arthur (1983). Bony and the Kelly Gang (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 192 pp. Paperback, very good condition, edges & inside covers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned as common, remainder stripe. The Australian part-Aboriginal detective, Napoleon Bonaparte, investigates the hard-drinking Irishmen of Cork Valley, New South Wales. When an excise man, searching for illicit stills, is murdered, Bony goes in undercover as a horse-thief and petty crook. ISBN: 0207162735. Our Book No: 3639. $10 AUD.

214. Upfield, Arthur (1984). Man of Two Tribes (Reprint ed). Sydney: Arkon / Angus & Robertson. 215 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark flyleaf. Classic Australian crime fiction, set in the forbidding Nullarbor Plains, starring Aboriginal detective Napoleon Bonaparte. Myta Thomas has walked off the train into the desert. With two camels and a dog, he sets off to search for her and finds more than he bargains for. ISBN: 0207141029. Our Book No: 3322. $10 AUD.

215. Upfield, Arthur (1990). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (1st thus ed) [An Inspector Bonaparte mystery]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 254 pp. Paperback, very good condition, spine minimally creased. When a rash of murders plagues the elderly bachelors of Broken Hill, part-Aboriginal Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is faced with one of the most challenging mysteries of his career. ISBN: 020715791X. Our Book No: 3318. $10 AUD.

216. Upfield, Arthur (1990). Winds of Evil (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 256 pp. Paperback, good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, minor foxing inside covers & few pages, edges lightly foxed. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery - the Australian Aboriginal detective. When Detective-Inspector Bonaparte sets out to solve two bizarre murders near the dusty little outback town of Carie, all the odds are against him. ISBN: 0207158126. Our Book No: 27232. $12 AUD.

217. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Death of a Lake (1st thus ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 175 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common, heavy remainder stripe. Initially published in 1954. This is another one of Inspector Bonaparte's great adventures into the outback. Will Bony find the body of a missing stockman when a Lake Otway dries up? Ray Gillen, a lucky lottery winner, went for a midnight swim and never came back. A compelling description of Australian drought. ISBN: 0207162743. Our Book No: 15784. $15 AUD.

218. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Madman's Bend (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 186 pp. Paperback, good condition, minor foxing inside covers & few pages, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges, remainder stripe. Part-Aboriginal Inspector Bonaparte has to solve the murder of of William Lush's wife, and find the killer all before the river rises and sweeps any clues away. ISBN: 0207162719. Our Book No: 27231. $12 AUD.

219. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Bony Buys a Woman (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (1st thus ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 188 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, front cover little scuffed, bookshop sticker, thick remainder stripe. A shooting a remote cattle station on the desert's edge beside dried-up Lake Eyre, South Australia. A woman is dead, her daughter has vanished, and old-timer Yorky has gone to ground. Part-Aboriginal detective Bony quickly realises that the local Aborigines have the key to the mystery. ISBN: 020716276X. Our Book No: 15788. $12 AUD.

220. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Bony and the Black Virgin (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Melbourne: Hinkler Book Distributors. 156 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery - the Australian part-Aboriginal detective. Bony is called to the drought-stricken outback. At a desolate sheep station two men have been savagely beaten to death and it's Bony's job to make an arrest. ISBN: 0207184429. Our Book No: 1139. $12 AUD.

221. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Cake in the Hat Box (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 186 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, heavy remainder stripe. Crime fiction novel in which a police jeep is found on a lonely dirt road in Western Australia. In it is Constable Stenhouse - shot dead, and his Aboriginal tracker has vanished. Will Bony or the local Aborigines find the killer first? ISBN: 0207162751. Our Book No: 3638. $12 AUD.

222. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Bony and the Mouse (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Melbourne: Hinkler Book Distributors. 188 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery, the Australian part-Aboriginal detective. Three times a killer has struck in Daybreak, a small town in Western Australia, but what is the connection between these three very differently executed killings? Why are the local Aborigines always far from the town at the time of the murders? And why should so many people suspect the strange bad boy Tony Carr? ISBN: 0207186170. Our Book No: 17491. $12 AUD.

223. Upfield, Arthur (1994). The Mystery of Swordfish Reef (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (1st thus ed). Melbourne: Hinkler Books. 256 pp. Paperback, very good condition, small tear spine repaired, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. On a calm October day in an Australian seaside town (Bermagui, southern New South Wales), three men set out to sea for a day's fishing, and do not return. After a gruesome discovery, renowned part-Aboriginal detective is called in to investigate. ISBN: 0207186197. Our Book No: 3643. $10 AUD.

224. Upfield, Arthur; Valencia, Michele (translator) (1998). The Melbourne Cup Mystery (1st thus ed) [French language]. La Tour d'Aigues: Editions de l'Aube. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, loose wraparound label, minor edgewear corners. This novel by Arthur Upfield, initially published in 1933, was inspired by the strange death of Phar Lap of horseracing fame. This is a scarce French language edition. ISBN: 2876784580. Our Book No: 14793. $40 AUD.

225. Upfield, Arthur; Marston, Edward (introduction) (1998). Murder Down Under (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery) [Scribner paperback fiction]. New York: Simon & Schuster. 301 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. Aboriginal detective Bony investigates a disappearance (suspected murder) near the world's longest fence in the wheat country of Western Australia. ISBN: 0684850591. Our Book No: 14395. $15 AUD.

226. Ward, Glenyse (1987). Wandering Girl (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 158 pp. Paperback small ocatvo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Autobiography of an Aboriginal (indigenous Australian) girl from a Catholic mission sent at the age 16 years to work as a domestic servant. ISBN: 0731602315. Our Book No: 11465. $13 AUD.

227. Waters, Jeff (2008). Gone for a Song: A Death in Custody on Palm Island (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 246 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. The author writes about the death in custody of Mulrunji [Cameron Doomadgee] on Palm Island, Queensland, and the trial of the first policeman to be charged over an Aboriginal death in custody. He was later found not guilty. Examines the botched police investigation and the suppressed secret evidence. ISBN: 9780733322167. Our Book No: 23633. $15 AUD.

228. Wells, Ann E. (1976). Life in the Crocodile Islands (1st thus ed) [Milingimbi]. Sydney: Rigby. 231 pp. Paperback, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, minor foxing inside covers & few pages, minor edgewear. (Originally published 1963 as Milingimbi, reissued in 1976 with new title.) The story of ten happy but difficult years on an island off the coast of Arnhem Land. Describes the experiences of the author and her husband, who was Superintendent of the mission station at Milingimbi, as they helped the Aboriginal people through the difficult passage from traditional life to the modern world. The narrative is rich in interest and enjoyment. ISBN: 072700185X. Our Book No: 24065. $16 AUD.

229. Wilkes, Richard (1995). Bulmurn: A Swan River Nyoongar (1st ed). Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press. 219 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny mark fore-edge, spine slightly faded. Set in the early 1800s, this book is a rare dramatic combination of historical fiction with Aboriginal tribal beliefs and legends. The author, a descendant of the Darbalyung Nyoongar people, wrote this fascinating book from stories that were passed down in the tradition of oral storytelling. ISBN: 1875560416. Our Book No: 22802. $15 AUD.

230. Winch, Tara June (2006). Swallow the Air. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 198 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). In this debut novel (probably autobiographical, faction), the author uses a fresh voice and unforgettable imagery to share her vision of growing up as an Aboriginal on the fringes of Australian society. The story of living in a torn world and finding the thread to sew it back together. ISBN: 0702235210. Our Book No: 24822. $20 AUD.

231. Wongar, B.; Bozic, Streten (1999). Dingoes Den [Imprint book]. Sydney: ETT Imprint / Gumquest. 312 pp. Paperback, very good condition, corner tip rear cover lightly creased. Autobiography of Serbian-Australian writer, Streten Bozic who initially posed as an Aboriginal writer, B. Wongar (until unmasked in 1981). A focus is uranium mining and Aboriginal rights in the Northern Territory. ISBN: 1875892583. Our Book No: 10151. $10 AUD.

232. Wood, Karen (2011). Opal Dreaming (1st ed) [No 3 of a Series]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 264 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the third novel for young adults in the series. Jess heads west on an outback droving trip with her best friends and Luke. She is angry that Opal, her once-in-a lifetime horse, can't be brought home because she is ill with a mystery disease. Will she be able to bring Opal home? ISBN: 9781742373171. Our Book No: 27318. $12 AUD.

233. Wood, Karen (2011). Moonstone Promise (1st ed) [No 2 of a Series]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 247 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the second novel for young adults in the series. Luke takes of to the Gulf country (Queensland) in search of brumbies and finds himself camped by a river with three Aboriginal elders. Can a mob of wild brumbies and three wise men help Luke discover who he is and where he belongs? Includes a sneak preview of Book # 3 (11p.). ISBN: 9781742373164. Our Book No: 27317. $12 AUD.

234. Wright, Alexis (1997). Grog War: A Book Dedicated to the Achievements of the Traditional Aboriginal Elders of Tennant Creek in their War Against Grog, and to our Children and Yours. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 268 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corner little creased front cover, minor edgewear, faint foxing top edge. About the shift from blaming Aboriginal people for public drunkenness to looking at the way grog is pushed and sold. The author details a dramatic change from a them-and-us mentality to total community and family responsibility. ISBN: 1875641319. Our Book No: 25976. $14 AUD.

235. Wright, Alexis (2006). Carpentaria (Reprint ed). Sydney, Artarmon: Giramondo Publishing Company. 520 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Heavy. Alexis Wright's second novel, being an epic set in the Gulf Country of northwestern Queensland. Alexis is a member of the Waanyi Nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2007. The story teems with extraordinary characters: outcast saviour Elias Smith, religious zealot Mozzie Fishman, murderous mayor Bruiser, moth-ridden Captain Nicoli Finn, activist Will Phantom and the rulers of the family, Angel Day and Norman Phantom - figures of such an intense imagining. ISBN: 1920882170. Our Book No: 14757. $18 AUD.

236. Wright, Judith; Clarke, Patricia (editor) (2000). Half a Lifetime (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 296 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Passionate and unforgettable autobiography of the first half of the life of the famous Australian poet, environmentalist, and activist for Aboriginal human rights. Edited by Patricia Clarke from assorted manuscripts. ISBN: 1876485388. Our Book No: 10839. $15 AUD.

237. Wrightson, Patricia (1980). The Rocks of Honey (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 176 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults, originally published in 1966. According to Aboriginal legend, Warrimai, the club-thrower, had hidden a cursed stone axe high in the "Rocks of Honey". Barney and his Aboriginal friend, Eustace, are determined to climb the rocks to find the axe. Note: Cover design: children near triple-headed rock face. ISBN: 0140302697. Our Book No: 5142. $10 AUD.