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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. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Lopez, Frank (illustrator) (1979). The Secret of the Cockatoo [SRA Australian Stories]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about the Aboriginal dreamtime and the plainest bird in the bush. The large colourful sketches will keep children of all ages interested in this very special story about one of Australia's most well known birds. ISBN: 0574282076. Our Book No: 10461. $25 AUD.

3. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator) (1979). Molok the Thirsty Frog [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Traditional Aboriginal children's picture folk story about the adventures of a frog. ISBN: 0574281657. Our Book No: 1571. $20 AUD.

4. Adams, L. & G.; Olive, Barry (illustrator) (1982). Why Kookaburra Laughs at Dawn (1st ed) [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, some glue marks pastedowns (during manufacture), minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp, non-author written dedication. First edition. Children's picture story based on a Aboriginal legend about how the kookaburra got its laugh. ISBN: 0574282300. Our Book No: 4099. $16 AUD.

5. 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.

6. Anderson, Warwick (2002). The Cultivation of Whiteness: Science, Health and Racial Destiny in Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 352 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, minor edgewear. An original book providing the first comprehensive history of Australian medical and scientific ideas about race and place. The first full account of experimentation in the 1920s and 1930s on Aboriginal people in the central deserts is also provided. The book draws on European and American work on the development of racial thought and on the history of representations of the body. ISBN: 052284989X. Our Book No: 28268. $20 AUD.

7. Ansara, Martha (1989). Always Was, Always Will Be: The Sacred Grounds of the Waugal, Kings Park, Perth, W.A. (1st ed). Sydney, Balmain: Martha Ansara Jequerity. 122 pp. Paperback large octavo, good condition, black & white text-photos, spine little faded, pages faintly toned, top edge & endpapers lightly foxed, tiny holes top corner front cover (staple removed), minor tide marks edges (little wavy), light foxing flyleaves, minor edgewear. This book outlines the issues and history of "The Old Swan Brewery" Aboriginal land rights dispute, in Perth, Western Australia. Related documents are also reproduced. ISBN: 0731675711. Our Book No: 28774. $18 AUD.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Behrendt, Larissa; Kelly, Loretta (2008). Resolving Indigenous Disputes: Land Conflict and Beyond (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Federation Press. 150 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine & front cover minimally faded, tiny spot flyleaf & inside front cover, minor edgewear. This book uses native title proceedings, which rely heavily on mediation, as a case study to explain why, and to identify the problems, and suggest alternative approaches, that might have better outcomes. They focus on the practical difficulties faced by Aboriginal people in a mediation. They suggest changes to make it a better process. ISBN: 9781862877078. Our Book No: 28695. $28 AUD.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. Berndt, Ronald M.; Berndt, Catherine H. (1969). The First Australians (2nd ed). Sydney: Walkabout Pocketbooks / Ure Smith. 168 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, black & white drawings, map, pages faintly toned, bottom corner tips creased few rear pages, minor edgewear. Two noted Australian anthropologists describe traditional Aboriginal life. Our Book No: 2002. $10 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 plus 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. $10 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. Bingham, Lorna (1946). Tuckonie on Tour (From the Golden Boomerang Serial). Sydney: Winn & Co. 40 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, card cover, full-page colour drawings, small black & white drawings, pages faintly toned as usual, rear cover torn & repaired at hinge, edgewear (mainly spine), reverse side cover scuffed & small card laid down (written & dated dedication). Children's story based on Aboriginal legends and customs, and also based on the popular 1940s radio serial "Search for The Golden Boomerang". Hoadley's Violet Crumble prize advert on rear cover. Our Book No: 16254. $25 AUD.

20. Blackburn, Julia (1995). Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines. New York: Vintage Departures. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint mark fore-edge, top corner creased one page, minor edgewear, minor biro annotation few pages, 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. $10 AUD.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. Boomerang, Golden (1942). The Further Adventures of Tuckonie and Peggy (From the Golden Boomerang Serial). Sydney: Winn & Co. 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, full-page colour drawings, black & white drawings, no title page as issued, folding board game & counter cards centre pages, front cover very scratched & little stained, spine repaired (narrow black cloth binding), some patchy foxing, edgewear, copy 1. (Estimated date, 1942, Trove catalogue. Muir 696.) Includes board game (pages 16A & 16B, foxed reverse side, edgewear) and spinner & counters (page 16C, rarely found). Children's story based on Aboriginal legends and customs, and also based on the popular 1940s radio serial "Search for The Golden Boomerang". Hoadley's Violet Crumble prize advert on rear cover. Our Book No: 16264. $60 AUD.

25. Boomerang, Golden (1942). The Further Adventures of Tuckonie and Peggy (From the Golden Boomerang Serial). Sydney: Winn & Co. 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, full-page colour drawings, black & white drawings, no title page as issued, folding board game & counter cards centre pages, cover corners very frayed & repaired (front cover little creased, rear cover stained at base), spine repaired (narrow black cloth spine), patchy foxing, edgewear, copy 2. (Estimated date, 1942, Trove catalogue. Muir 696) Includes board game (pages 16A & 16B, toned & foxed reverse side, edgewear) and spinner & counters (page 16C, in facsimile). Children's story based on Aboriginal legends and customs, and also based on the popular 1940s radio serial "Search for The Golden Boomerang". Hoadley's Violet Crumble prize advert on rear cover. Our Book No: 16264A. $60 AUD.

26. 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, ships and shipping, and well known families and buildings. ISBN: 0908120869. Our Book No: 14410. $25 AUD.

27. 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.

28. 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.

29. 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.

30. Brokensha, Peter (1987). The Pitjantjatjara and Their Crafts (Reprint ed). Sydney / Ayers Rock: Aboriginal Arts Board Australia Council / Maruku Arts & Crafts. 72 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, many black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A book about Aboriginal life and crafts of these Aboriginal people, who are the custodians of Uluru (formerly Ayers Rock), though mostly live in northern South Australia. ISBN: 0642935297. Our Book No: 20882. $15 AUD.

31. Brunato, Madeleine; Wood, C. Dudley (illustrator) (1973). Worra and the Jilbruke Legend. London: Frederick Muller. 37 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, spine ends & bottom edges lightly rubbed, minor edgewear jacket (small mark front cover, rear cover little rubbed), owner's written name title page. (Estimated date, 1973, originally published Rigby 1972.) This children's picture story is about life in the Kaurna tribe of South Australia. It is seen through the eyes of Worra, the boy born on the night when the Wind Spirit raged. The author has combined careful research with imagination to tell an unusual story, based on the culture and lifestyle of a tribe which existed for countless centuries but has been long extinct. ISBN: 0584970471. Our Book No: 28495. $20 AUD.

32. Buckley, William; Flannery, Tim (editor) (2002). The Life & Adventures of William Buckley. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 200 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Tim Flannery here edits (with an introduction) the life of convict William Buckley, originally published in 1852. Buckley escaped from the Port Phillip settlement and lived for many years among Aborigines. In 1835, a giant of a man shambled into the camp left by John Batman at Indented Head near Geelong. Though clearly a European, the visitor spoke not a word of English. Instead, he pointed to a tattoo on his arm, which bore the initials WB alongside crudely executed pictures. He had been living with the Aborigines for so long he had lost track of time. What he told of his life in the wilds of Victoria so amazed those who heard him that he soon became celebrated as "the wild white man". ISBN: 1877008206. Our Book No: 16522. $16 AUD.

33. Buller-Murphy, Deborah; Durack, Elizabeth (illustrator) (1958). An Attempt to Eat the Moon and Other Stories: Recounted from the Aborigines (1st ed). Melbourne: Georgian House. 49 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial boards, illustrated end papers, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), single-colour (grey & sepia) drawings, edge tears repaired jacket (reverse side toned, minor marking), minimal foxing endpapers. The 15 Australian Aboriginal legends in this book come from the now extinct Dordenup tribe of south-western Australia, among the remnants of whom the author spent her girlhood. The drawings capture the spirit of the legends and greatly enliven the narrative. [A previous customer reminds us that this Aboriginal community is not actually extinct.]. Our Book No: 25743. $30 AUD.

34. Bunug; Maralngura, N.; James, L. J.; Gentian, D. (1976). Djugurba: Tales from the Spirit Time (1st U.S. ed). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 64 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (spine little faded, front flap scratched), minimal foxing edges. Children's stories written by Aborigines. The title (pronounced Jook-urr-pa) means everything concerning the Spirit Time, or Dreamtime, stories. This is the first time a group of Aborigines has written and illustrated some of their own myths and legends. This unique book brings together myths and legends from widespread areas and peoples, and is suitable for young and old. ISBN: 0253318084. Our Book No: 27946. $20 AUD.

35. Burton, Pamela; Kirby, Michael (foreword) (2010). From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 492 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, crease near spine front cover, edges & pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, written gift dedication flyleaf, autograph (author's written name title page). This biography is about Mary Gaudron who in 1987 became the first female justice of the High Court of Australia. Mary was a passionate advocate of human rights, and the racism against Aborigines she saw as a child growing up in a country town shaped her career. This biography looks at her contributions to our history and law, and shows her as a dynamic woman committed to improving the lives of all Australians. ISBN: 9781742580982. Our Book No: 28718. $20 AUD.

36. Butler, Sally (2007). Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 136 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-reproductions, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book introduces the unique art of a group of young Aboriginal artists from far north Queensland's Lockhart River community. Their art is about 'Sandbeach' culture and community and its spectacular wilderness environment in Cape York Peninsula. This is the first time this art is brought together in the one place. ISBN: 9780702236341. Our Book No: 28286. $40 AUD.

37. Cameron, Rod (1993). Alcheringa: The Australian Experience of the Sacred. Sydney, Homebush: St Pauls. 135 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, drawings, autograph (author's written dedication). Poetry about Aboriginal Dreamtime (Alcheringa), by Catholic scholar. ISBN: 1875570128. Our Book No: 9162. $13 AUD.

38. 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.

39. Carron, Wm [William] (1965). Narrative of an Expedition Undertaken Under the Direction of the Late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E. B. Kennedy, For the Exploration of the Country Lying Between Rockingham Bay and Cape York [etc] [Australiana Facsimile Editions]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 98 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, green leatherette cover, foldout colour map at rear, front endpapers faintly foxed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Title continues: "By Wm. Carron, one of the survivors of the expedition. To which are added, 1. The Statement of the Aboriginal native Jackey Jackey, who accompanied Mr. Kennedy. 2. The Statement of Dr. Vallack and Captain Dobson, who rescued the survivors of the expedition; and 3. The Statement of Captain Simpson, of the "Freak," who proceeded in search of Mr. Kennedy's papers, &c." William Carron's account of explorer Edmund Kennedy's ill-fated expedition to Far North Queensland in 1848, from which Carron was one of only three survivors. Facsimile edition, originally published by Kemp & Fairfax, Sydney, 1849. Our Book No: 16788. $35 AUD.

40. 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.

41. Chaloupka, George (1982). Burrunguy, Nourlangie Rock. [Darwin]: Northart. 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (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 catalogue.) 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.

42. Charlesworth, Max (1997). Religious Inventions: Four Essays. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 157 pp. Paperback trade, very good 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. $13 AUD.

43. 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.

44. Clendinnen, Inga (2003). Dancing with Strangers (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 324 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour illustrations, map, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned. This is the story of what happened when 1000 British men and women, some of them convicts and some of them free, made a settlement on the east coast of Australia in the later years of the 18th century and how they got on with the people they met there (from the author's introduction). A new take on the First Fleet and interaction with Aborigines. There is also a chapter on Baneelon's (Benelong's) wife Barangaroo. ISBN: 1877008583. Our Book No: 28294. $22 AUD.

45. 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. Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle. 257 pp. Hardback dustjacket, red cloth boards, gilt lettering, very good plus condition (in good plus 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.

46. Community School, Yiyili; Mudeling, Penny (Gooniyandi words) (1998). Yarrangi Gooni: Our Dreaming (1st ed). Halls Creek, WA: Yiyili Community School. 21 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, black & white illustrations, covers little scratched, spine little creased, minor edgewear. The stories for children come from the East Kimberley region of northern Western Australia situated on what is now known as Louisa Downs Station near the Margaret River. This area is known to the local Gooniyandi people as Marrara. The stories have been handed down orally from one Aboriginal generation to the next. Includes text in the local Aboriginal language. ISBN: 1875617248. Our Book No: 28283. $25 AUD.

47. 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.

48. 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.

49. 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.

50. Cowan, James; Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator) (2000). Kun - Man - Gur: The Rainbow Serpent. 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.

51. Craven, Rhonda (editor) (1999). Teaching Aboriginal Studies (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 298 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, figures, black & white text-photos & cartoons, pages & edges little toned, small bump top spine, slight crush top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. The poet and educator Oodgeroo of the tribe Noonuccal (formerly known as Kath Walker) instigated the project 'Teaching the Teachers' to promote Aboriginal Studies in schools, and this book is a major part of the project. Features a wide range of valuable teaching sources including poetry, images, oral histories, government policies. There are also strategies for teaching Aboriginal Studies in different contexts, and understanding Aboriginal learning styles. The text is illustrated with photos, paintings, prints, and cartoons. ISBN: 1864489235. Our Book No: 27805. $18 AUD.

52. 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. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 118 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, map, top corner rear cover creased, slight crease rear cover fore-edge & last few pages, light mark flyleaf, minor edgewear corners. 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. $20 AUD.

53. Cusack, Dymphna; Slater-Wigg, Matt (illustrator) (1945). Kanga-Bee and Kanga-Bo. Sydney: Botany House. 55 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card cover, stapled, black & white drawings (some full-page), lower corner tip front cover removed, spine worn, pages lightly toned, minor creasing & edgewear & edge tears. A children's picture story based on Aboriginal folklore about Mother Murrumbidgee (a long river in New South Wales). ISBN: 0850791626. Our Book No: 16299. $30 AUD.

54. 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.

55. 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, minor edgewear, old price marks. Autobiography of leading Western Australian Aboriginal elder, poet and playwright. ISBN: 0867700750. Our Book No: 13681. $13 AUD.

56. 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.

57. Downing, Brownie; Mansfield, John (1969). Tinka and His Friends (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Thomas Nelson Australia. 46 pp. Hardback quarto, no dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, top corner tip rear cover little scuffed, tiny dent bottom edge covers, base spine little bumped, spine title little faded, faint rubber stamp flyleaf. A children's picture book about how an Aboriginal boy named Tinka made many friends in the bush. A bellbird tells folk stories to a kookaburra. The story would suit older children or adults who love children's stories. The very colourful drawings would appeal to all ages. A delightful Australian story with charming illustrations that bring a smile to anyones face. Our Book No: 28724. $20 AUD.

58. Dunne, Clare (1988). People Under the Skin: An Irish Immigrant's Experience of Aboriginal Australia. Sydney: Lotus. 215 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The Irish-Australian writer and multiculturalist discusses similarities between Irish and Aboriginal culture and mythology. ISBN: 1863050000. Our Book No: 20088. $13 AUD.

59. Durack, Mary; Durack, Elizabeth (illustrator) (1965). The Courteous Savage: Yagan of Swan River (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Thomas Nelson. 83 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, good condition, pictorial cover, front inner hinge & base spine little split (pages firm), top spine chipped, pages lightly toned as usual, edgewear. Children's picture story of a young Aboriginal warrior from Western Australia and his troubled relationship to the colonial government which lead to his death. This book was commended 1965 in the Australian Children's book of the Year Awards. Our Book No: 25024. $15 AUD.

60. Durack, Mary; Durack, Elizabeth (illustrator) (1968). Kookanoo and the Kangaroo (Reprint ed). Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications. 48 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, spine ends lightly rubbed, boards lightly foxed top edge, spine & covers little faded, tiny dent top edge rear cover, edges & pages lightly toned. This is the collectible children's picture story of an Aboriginal boy and his hunt for a wily kangaroo. A gentle cautionary tale for children of all ages. Our Book No: 27961. $30 AUD.

61. Edwards, George; Bingham, Miss (Lorna) (1943). The Lost Tribe (From the Golden Boomerang Serial). Sydney: Winn & Co. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, good plus condition, card covers, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, pages lightly toned as usual, corner creased single page, staples rusted, minor foxing edges, edgewear (particularly spine ends), owner's written name inside front cover. Collectible children's picture story. Adapted from the George Edwards radio serial, "The Search for the Golden Boomerang" by Lorna Bingham. Muir 697. Complete with all three colour plates. Our Book No: 16119A. $25 AUD.

62. Eyre, Edward John (1964). Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, and Overland from Port Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the Years 1840 - 1 [etc] (2 volumes) (1st facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no. 7]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 448 + 512 pp. Each volume: Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown leatherette cover (spine lettering, little faded), black & white plates (including frontispiece), tables, folded map in rear pocket, minor toning & foxing, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Heavy (1.8 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Facsimile edition, originally published London, 1845. First facsimile printing, unstated limited edition, about 500 copies. Contains all 23 plates (some full-page including frontispiece, some within-text linocuts). In 1839, Eyre made two expeditions from Adelaide to Lake Torrens, and from Port Lincoln to Streaky Bay. In June 1840 he set out on his most notable expedition, westward from Adelaide along the Great Australian Bight, with one white companion (Baxter) and three Aborigines. Baxter was murdered by two of the Aborigines, and Eyre and the remaining Aborigine reached Albany after a desperate journey. Eyre includes much valuable material on the Aborigines and their habits. Our Book No: 4024. $150 AUD.

63. 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.

64. 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: 9780855755560. Our Book No: 25439. $14 AUD.

65. Fields, Ted (told); O'Neill, David (illustrator) (1993). The Making of the Narran Lake. Sydney: Department of School Education, New South Wales (NSW), Aboriginal Education Unit. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, creases along spine, minor edgewear. The Aboriginal Early Language Development Program (AELDP) has operated in the NSW Department of School Education schools since 1987. The program has been operating at Walgett Public since then and this book has been developed as a resource as part of the program. The story is told by Mr Ted Fields, an Elder of the Yuwalaroi Tribe in North Western New South Wales. ISBN: 0731046218. Our Book No: 28009. $15 AUD.

66. Flanagan, Roderick J. (1988). The Aborigines of Australia (Facsimile ed). Brisbane: Boolarong Publications. 167 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black cloth cover (gilt decoration & spine lettering), frontispiece engraving, front endpapers moderately foxed (minimal few other pages), minor edgewear. (Limited edition of 1500 copies. Facsimile of original edition, published by Edward F. Flanagan & George Robertson, 1888.) A collection of a series of papers on Australian Aborigines, originally published in the Empire (a Sydney newspaper), in 1853 -54. After his sudden death at age 33, his brother collected and published the papers. This facsimile edition was published on behalf of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee, Queensland Bicentennial Council. ISBN: 0731639243. Our Book No: 16322. $15 AUD.

67. Flood, Josephine (1993). The Riches of Ancient Australia: An Indispensable Guide for Exploring Prehistoric Australia (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 373 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. An Australian archaeologist with a unique knowledge of Aboriginal heritage sites provides the first comprehensive guide to Australia's prehistoric heritage. 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. Includes Aboriginal rock paintings and engravings, dinosaur footprints in the north, and spectacular limestone caves in the south and west. ISBN: 0702225134. Our Book No: 24238. $30 AUD.

68. Flood, Josephine (1997). Rock Art of the Dreamtime (1st ed). Sydney, Pymble: Angus & Robertson. 372 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos and drawings, maps, figures, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is the first overview of Australian Aboriginal rock art written by an archaeologist for nearly 40 years. A fascinating, authoritative overview of recent research, dating techniques and discoveries, and discusses the problems and perplexities that continue to baffle and fascinate archaeologists. Some of the relatively unknown body of rock art is published here for the first time. Illustrated with colour and monochrome plates and many line drawings, this very readable book will appeal to the general reader and students. ISBN: 0207189080. Our Book No: 27573. $28 AUD.

69. 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.

70. 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.

71. 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.

72. 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.

73. Ganter, Regina (1994). The Pearl-Shellers of Torres Strait: Resource Use, Development and Decline, 1860s - 1960s. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 299 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, figures, minimal fading top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. A prize-winning oral history of a multicultural local industry (that went through several crises, including over-fishing) that could have better helped Aboriginal and Islander communities. ISBN: 0522845479. Our Book No: 12777. $30 AUD.

74. Gartrell, Marjorie (1957). Dear Primitive: A Nurse Among the Aborigines. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, pages faintly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned (small edge tears, minor loss top spine & corners), edges lightly foxed, some edgewear, owner's pencilled written name. The author spent a year as a nursing sister among the Aboriginal people in remote areas of Central Australia near Alice Springs. Very good description of Aboriginal culture from a 1950s perspective. Our Book No: 26716. $15 AUD.

75. Giner, Francois; Desmazieres, Malissa (translator) (2011). Heart of Arnhem Land: A Memoir. 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.

76. 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.

77. 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.

78. 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. $13 AUD.

79. 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.

80. 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.

81. 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.

82. Habel, Norman (editor); Elders, Rainbow Spirit & Corowa, Jasmine (artist) (2000). Rainbow Spirit in Creation: A Reading of Genesis 1. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. Unnum pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos (paintings). The delightful paintings and accompanying text seek to capture the creation story in the Bible (Genesis 1), through the eyes of the (Aboriginal) Rainbow Spirit Elders from Queensland. Corowa is a Christian Aboriginal artist from Queensland, and is the daughter of a rainbow spirit elder. Habel is professor of Hebrew Bible at the Lutheran Theological College, Adelaide. ISBN: 0814627161. Our Book No: 4123. $20 AUD.

83. Haebich, Anna (2001). Broken Circles: Fragmenting Aboriginal Families 1800 - 2000 (Reprint ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 726 pp. Paperback small thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A moving and full account of how there was no single Stolen Generation in Australia. Aboriginal families experienced the trauma of loss and separation throughout the entire history of European colonisation - involving Aboriginal children, whether they were abducted, enslaved, institutionalised or culturally remodelled. The resistance struggle of Aboriginal people mending the broken circles of family life provides a compelling parallel story of determination and courage. ISBN: 1863683054. Our Book No: 12731. $40 AUD.

84. Hammond, J. E.; Hasluck, Paul (editor) (2005). Winjan's People: The Story of the South West Australian Aborigines (Reissue ed) [Aboriginal Studies Series]. Perth, Carlisle: Hesperian Press. 84 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, map, bottom corner front cover creased, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book was originally published in 1933. The author has had long experience with the Aborigines, and his personal experience has provided the material for this book. The Aborigines that he writes about are those living between the south-west coast and a line drawn roughly from Perth to a little east of Albany, following the line of the hills. There is a list of Aboriginal words at the back of the book. ISBN: 085905330X. Our Book No: 28358. $15 AUD.

85. 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. $40 AUD.

86. 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.

87. Harrison, Jane (2000). Stolen (Revised ed) [Current Theatre Series]. Sydney / Melbourne: Currency Press / Playbox Theatre. 36 + 24 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint foxing top edge, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. This play is about five young Aboriginal children forcibly removed from their parents, brought up in a children's home and trained for domestic service and other menial jobs. The play is a great contribution towards reconciliation from a talented and insightful new playwright. The author, who lives in Victoria, is a descendant of the Muruwari people of New South Wales. (Contains a 24p theatre program at rear of text.). ISBN: 0868196371. Our Book No: 28218. $20 AUD.

88. Hashmi, Kerri; Marshall, Felicity (illustrator) (1999). You and Me, Murrawee (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, minor edgewear, few light creases covers. In this beautiful lyrical children's picture book, life as it would have been 200 years ago is seen through the eyes of a young Aboriginal girl camping on the river with her family. Murrawee is friend and guide as we experience the rhythms of one day and become very aware of what can be gained, simply by listening and sharing. ISBN: 0140564993. Our Book No: 27536. $10 AUD.

89. 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.

90. Head, Shakespeare; Lott, Christine (illustrator) (1986). Muregu [Shakespeare Readers]. Sydney: Shakespeare Head / Golden Press. 24 pp. Paperback wide, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, card cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. 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. $10 AUD.

91. Heiss, Anita (2012). Am I Black Enough for You? (1st ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 346 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, cover creased near spine, edges & pages little toned as common, corners covers creased, crease in spine, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is about the author and passionate campaigner for Aboriginal literacy who was born a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales (NSW) but raised in the suburbs of Sydney and educated at the local Catholic school. In this very personal autobiography, told in her distinctive, wry style, Anita gives a first-hand account of her experiences as a woman with an Aboriginal mother and Austrian father. ISBN: 9781742751924. Our Book No: 27714. $14 AUD.

92. 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.

93. 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.

94. Hill, Marji; Barlow, Alex (1978). Black Australia: An Annotated Bibliography and Teacher's Guide to Resources on Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (1st ed) [Bibliography Series No. 7]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 200 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, covers little faded, spine faded & little rubbed, rear cover little rubbed next to spine, top spine little bumped, crease fore-edge rear cover, minor edgewear. This book is the product of a two year research project undertaken with the support of the Curriculum Development Centre and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). Annotated, compiled and edited by the authors. There are 547 annotations, as well as annotations of current periodicals, essays introducing the major subject divisions and a number of useful listings. All the items are graded for usability from infant to tertiary level, and are rated as highly recommended, recommended, usable in part, of minimal use, or not recommended. ISBN: 0855750731. Our Book No: 28246. $20 AUD.

95. 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.

96. 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.

97. Huggins, Rita; Huggins, Jackie (1996). Auntie Rita (Reprint ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny bump top spine, few light creases front cover, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. Rita wrote the book to provide a record of her life for her family. Jackie is Rita's daughter and their combined efforts produced this fascinating book about a very special Aboriginal lady. ISBN: 0855752483. Our Book No: 28701. $15 AUD.

98. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white drawings, copy 1. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 copy of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794. $25 AUD.

99. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white drawings, copy 2. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 copy of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794A. $25 AUD.

100. Isaacs, Jennifer (1996). A Companion Guide to Bush Food (1st ed). Sydney: Lansdowne Press. 158 pp. Paperback tall narrow trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, spine ends minimally bumped, minor edgewear. This pocket edition has been published to accompany the author's "Bush Food". This concise clear compendium lists the kinds of foods eaten by Aborigines. The foods are listed alphabetically by common name for easy reference, and there are more than 100 photos. The book explains how the foods are gathered and caught, prepared and cooked, and contains notes on their nutritional value. ISBN: 1863025146. Our Book No: 28903. $30 AUD.

101. Isaacs, Jennifer (2002). Australian Aboriginal Paintings (Reissue ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 189 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour reproductions, few colour text-photos, top corner front cover creased, minimal edgewear corners & few internal pages. An overview of traditional Aboriginal religious paintings. They are all from the Dreaming, the Tjukurrpa, the Wonggar, the Creation, and express this now in present day Australia. The book does not analyse or explain the paintings. The minimal notes provided allow the paintings to speak for themselves. ISBN: 1864368039. Our Book No: 28894. $30 AUD.

102. 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. $95 AUD.

103. Jenkin, Graham; Davis, Joedie (illustrator) & Koolmateri, Janis (authentication) (2003). Meralte: The Boat (1st ed). Kurralta Park, SA: J. B. Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour illustrations, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This story for young adults, set 10,000 years ago, is about two children who set out to walk from Kopperamana near Lake Eyre, to the Southern Ocean. The reason for this epic journey is the very rare phenomenon of Lake Eyre actually having water in it, and becoming a proper lake on which boats could be sailed - if only boats had been available in Central Australia! Along the way they have many adventures. It is a story able to be understood and appreciated by children and adults over a wide range of ages. ISBN: 1876622466. Our Book No: 28316. $30 AUD.

104. 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.

105. 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.

106. 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.

107. Jones, Gail (2008). Sorry (Reprint ed). Sydney: Vintage Books. 218 pp. Paperback small wide trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Novel by Australian writer about an English anthropologist and his wife raising a lonely child, Perdita. Through this exquisite story of a troubled childhood, the author explores the values of friendship, loyalty and sacrifice. Set in the remote outback of Western Australia among Aborigines during World War 2. ISBN: 9781741666632. Our Book No: 27540. $10 AUD.

108. 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.

109. 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.

110. 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, spine lightly creased, few small marks edges & last page, minor edgewear. 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.

111. 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.

112. 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 octavo, 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.

113. Kennedy, Liza; Group, Western Heritage (contributors) (2013). Yamakarra! Liza Kennedy and the Keewong Mob (1st ed). Wilcannia, NSW: Western Heritage Group. 280 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear, autograph (written names of team members). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is built on the memories of Liza Kennedy (1902 - 1996). It celebrates a group of Aboriginal people whose country is between Cobar, Wilcannia and Ivanhoe in farwestern NSW. This wonderful book by the Western Heritage Group Team, is packed with stories and beautiful art work. ISBN: 9780980594720. Our Book No: 28166. $50 AUD.

114. Kenny, Robert (2007). The Lamb Enters the Dreaming: Nathanael Pepper & the Ruptured World. Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 384 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, bottom corner front cover creased, cover corner tips little worn, minor edgewear. This book is about the life of Nathanael Pepper of the Wotjobaluk people, who was born as the first pastoralists were driving cattle and sheep into Victoria's Wimmera region. The author has written a detailed and sensitive story of a life, thoughts on the matter of culture and conversion and a look at relations between Aboriginal and European societies in the first decades of contact in southern Australia. ISBN: 9781921215162. Our Book No: 28017. $35 AUD.

115. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Phelps, Kathleen (illustrator) (1986). Yellow Dog Dingo (1st ed). Sydney, Drummoyne: Golden Press. Unnum 31 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, 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.

116. Kruger, Alec; Waterford, Gerard (2007). Alone on the Soaks: The Life and Times of Alec Kruger. Alice Springs, NT: IAD Press. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, crease front cover, minor edgewear. The indigenous author tells his story to provide a written record of his life for his family and the community. He was born on Christmas Day 1924 at Donkey Camp on the banks of the Katherine River. He was part of the stolen generation and was removed from his family at three years of age. Gerard Waterford spent over four years talking with Alec, and then read history records to match with the stories. This fascinating biography is the story of a very special man who learnt acceptance and compassion despite having been part of a stolen generation. Alec passed away in 2015, age 90. Alec was an author, activist and soldier. ISBN: 9781864650785. Our Book No: 28717. $20 AUD.

117. Kuchling, Guundie; Kuchling, Gerald (1995). Yakkinn the Swamp Tortoise: The Most Dangerous Year (Book One) (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Flinders Park: Era Publications. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), minor edgewear corners. A dramatic children's picture story telling of the dangers a tortoise must face in order to survive - not only as an individual, but as a species. Based on Aboriginal myths (Swan River Valley, Western Australia). The illustrations bring this wonderful book to life. (Yakkinn is the Aboriginal word for tortoise.). ISBN: 1863742727. Our Book No: 27907. $15 AUD.

118. Kuchling, Guundie; Kuchling, Gerald (1997). Yakkinn the Swamp Tortoise Survival (Book Two) (1st ed). Flinders Park, SA: Era Publications. 32 pp. Paperback oblong large quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings (many full-page), minor edgewear. Sequel to the award-winning "Yakkinn the Swamp Tortoise: The Most Dangerous Year" is a dramatic telling of the dangers the tortoise must face in order to survive - not only as an individual, but as a species. Aboriginal myths (Swan River Valley, Western Australia). The illustrations bring this wonderful book to life. (Yakkinn is the Aboriginal word for tortoise.). ISBN: 1863742743. Our Book No: 23961. $20 AUD.

119. Kyme, Brian; Carroll, Jan (2013). Grit & Grace: The Story of the Anglican Board of Mission Australia. Perth: John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School. 213 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of the Anglican Board of Mission - Australia which was founded in 1850. The focus is on the important work with the Indigenous people of Australia and the near neighbours in Papua New Guinea. Our Book No: 28206. $35 AUD.

120. Lamshed, Max (1972). Monty: The Biography of C. P. Mountford. Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 222 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges faintly foxed, faint fading spine jacket as usual, minor edgewear, old price marks. Biography of the Australian anthropologist. He did pioneering but controversial research among Aboriginal communities. ISBN: 0851794270. Our Book No: 11371. $15 AUD.

121. Lauterer, Dr. Joseph (1900). Australien und Tasmanien: Nach eigener Anschauung und Forschung Wissneschaftlich und Praktisch Geschildert. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herderische Verlagshandlung. 482 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original green cloth pictorial cover (gilt lettering), figures (black & white engravings), map, colour frontispiece (tissue guard, little foxed), recased (new grey endpapers), edges little foxed & marked, minor edgewear cloth cover (corners little bumped & chipped, small split spine), stickers, rubber stamps, magazine clipping pasted inside front cover. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A history of Australia including Tasmania, written in the German language (gothic script). Aboriginal theme. Rubber stamp of private library (Julius Bader, Augsburg). Joseph Lauterer (1848 - 1911) was born in Freiburg, Germany. He practiced as a medical doctor for many years in Brisbane. He also had a strong interest in botany, and pioneered the study of poisonous and medicinal plants, eucalyptus resins, Aboriginal medicine. and Aboriginal languages. Our Book No: 16478. $150 AUD.

122. 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.

123. 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.

124. 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.

125. 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, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 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. $32 AUD.

126. Lindqvist, Sven (2012). Terra Nullius: A Journey Through No One's Land. London: Granta. 248 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. A meditative journey through the bleak deserts of Australia, and into the past. Explores how racism against the the Aboriginal peoples led to policies of cultural genocide, many acts of individual cruelty, and some of kindness. Translated from the Swedish language. ISBN: 9781847085214. Our Book No: 16082. $14 AUD.

127. 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.

128. Long, W. Arnold; Albrecht, Rev. F. W. (foreword) (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), single title letter on cover corrected in biro, rear page as stub (as published), rear cover creased. Stories of missionary activity among Aborigines in northern Australia, originally published in the Australian Christian newspaper "New Life" (Abbotsford, Victoria). Mentions a drought at Hermannsburg Mission in which 85% of Aborginal children died. Our Book No: 13122. $10 AUD.

129. 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.

130. Mallet, Ashley (2002). The Black Lords of Summer: The Story of the 1868 Aboriginal Tour of England and Beyond (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, pages & inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is about the Aboriginal cricketers who toured England in 1868. The author, a former Test player, has reconstructed this important pioneering tour of England and has also included the careers of later Aboriginal players, including the famous fast bowler Eddie Gilbert who died tragically without fulfilling his potential. ISBN: 0702232629. Our Book No: 28800. $40 AUD.

131. 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. Australian novel, about the tragic story of a white man trying to adjust to life after living 16 years among Aborigines in Queensland. Short-listed for 1993 Booker Prize and 1994 Miles Franklin Award. ISBN: 009930242X. Our Book No: 18559. $10 AUD.

132. Malouf, David (1994). Remembering Babylon (Modern reprint ed). New York: Vintage International / Random House. 200 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, front cover corner creased, minor edgewear corners, copy 2. Australian novel, about the tragic story of a white man trying to adjust to life after living 16 years among Aborigines in Queensland. Short-listed for 1993 Booker Prize and 1994 Miles Franklin Award. ISBN: 9780679749516. Our Book No: 16421. $10 AUD.

133. Manne, Robert (2001). In Denial: The Stolen Generations and the Right (Quarterly Essay, Issue 1). Melbourne: Schwartz Publishing. 113 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tip rear cover creased, minor edgewear. The first issue of Quarterly Essay (then called Australian Quarterly Essay). Later published as a book. A brilliant polemical essay that provides a succinct history of how Aborigines were mistreated (removed from their parents by Government policy), and an exposure of the right-wing conservative journalists who deny this history. Our Book No: 4089. $10 AUD.

134. 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.

135. 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.

136. 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.

137. McConnel, Ursula (1957). Myths of the Munkan [Mungkan]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 173 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in fair plus dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, maps, edge piece missing top spine (flap unclipped, marked & scuffed, edgewear, reverse side toned), cloth spine faintly faded, pages faintly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Aboriginal stories from Cape York Peninsula. The author spent time among the Munkan people and gained much understanding of these very clever and gifted people. Our Book No: 22984. $140 AUD.

138. McConnochie, Keith; Hollinsworth, David; Pettman, Jan (1989). Race and Racism in Australia (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.

139. McDermott, Vi; King-Smith, Leah (illustrator) (2007). Munyourbarn! Look and Learn: An Aboriginal Elder's Stories (1st stated ed). Southport, QLD: Keeaira Press. 32 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, full-page colour illustrations, covers little rubbed, autograph (author's written name title page). In this beautiful Aboriginal children's picture book, she tells stories about growing up in the Queensland bush. The last story is "The Dreamtime Story" about an emu, a brolga and a jabiru. The life-like illustrations make this book come alive. The glossary at the rear of the book explains the English meaning of the Aboriginal words. ISBN: 9780980323337. Our Book No: 28158. $18 AUD.

140. 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.

141. Mcguigan, Chris (editor) (1992). New Tracks - Old Land: Contemporary Prints from Aboriginal Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Surry Hills: Aboriginal Arts Management Association (AAMA). 76 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour reproductions, small stain bottom corner last two pages & rear cover, light stain top corner rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is a brief overview of Aboriginal printmaking, and covers the history of limited-edition printing. The exhibition brings together a large amount of work produced by Aboriginal printmakers. The exhibition has been jointly organised by the Aboriginal Arts Management Association, Sydney, and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. ISBN: 0646123246. Our Book No: 28224. $20 AUD.

142. 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.

143. McKinley, Tamara (2007). Lands Beyond the Sea (1st ed) [Oceana Series]. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 397 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, base spine little bumped, few rear pages little creased, minor edgewear. Historical Australian novel in the Oceana Series. A epic story of love, discovery, loss and hardship. Following the lives of pioneers and Aborigines alike, set against the rich tapestry of newly-colonised rural Australia. ISBN: 9780340924662. Our Book No: 28834. $15 AUD.

144. McKinley, Tamara (2008). A Kingdom for the Brave (1st ed) [Oceana Series]. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 419 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner creased rear cover, spine little creased, pages lightly toned, small stain bottom corner last few pages, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Historical Australian novel in the Oceana Series that follows on from "Lands Beyond the Sea". A epic story ofconflict, passion, friendship and rebellion, following the lives of pioneers and Aborigines alike, set against the rich tapestry of newly-colonised Australia. ISBN: 9780340924709. Our Book No: 28251. $12 AUD.

145. McLaren, Jack (1952). My Civilised Adventure (1st ed). London: Peter Nevill. 207 pp. Hardback octavo, jacket missing as common, black & white photos (including frontispiece), good condition, orange-brown cloth cover little marked, endpapers toned, edges foxed, minor edgewear, owner's embossed details front flyleaf. The Australian novelist and adventure writer describes his later life, settling in London in 1925 and the writing of books about his adventures. He also made trips to Egypt and France, and he returned briefly to Thursday Island and New Guinea. Sensitive observations of his adventures in Australia and the Pacific, including of Aborigines. He derives humour and occasionally satire from contrasting values between European civilization and traditional societies. Our Book No: 16243. $20 AUD.

146. 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.

147. 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.

148. McRobbie, Narelle; Fielding, Grace (illustrator) (1998). Bip: The Snapping Bungaroo (Reprint ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large thin octavo, very good condition, colour drawings (some full-page), light creases covers & pages, minor edgewear. An Australian children's picture story about a Bungaroo (turtle), by indigenous authors. The bright full-page illustrations are a delight. Winner 1991 Crichton Award. ISBN: 1875641084. Our Book No: 27534. $14 AUD.

149. Meeks, Arone Raymond (1992). Enora and the Black Crane (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ashton Scholastic. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (closed tear, crease bottom edge, award sticker). Children's picture story, being an Aboriginal legend. Shortlisted by the Children's Book Council of Australia. Arone has written and illustrated this beautiful book. ISBN: 0868966436. Our Book No: 28187. $15 AUD.

150. Michael, Linda (editor); Mundine, Djon; Munro, Keith; Macgregor, Elizabeth Ann (foreword) (2008). They Are Meditating: Bark Paintings From the MCA's Arnott's Collection. Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 271 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, maps, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition: "They are Meditating: Bark Paintings from the MCA's Arnott's Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2008. Assembled by Californian businessman and graphic designer, Jerome Gould, from the 1960s to the early 1980s, it was gifted to the Museum by Arnott's Biscuits Ltd in 1993 - coinciding with the Year of the World's Indigenous People. The collection features works from important artists and represents the creative hubs in and around Groote Eylandt, Yirrkala, Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Milingimbi, Ramingining, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Wadeye (Port Keats), and the Tiwi Islands over time. The bark painting of Aboriginal artists in Arnhem Land, Port Keats and the Tiwi Islands is the product of a unique legacy of many thousands of years length. Michael, Linda (catalogue editor). Mundine, Djon (guest curator). Munro, Keith (curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs). ISBN: 9781921034237. Our Book No: 27736. $50 AUD.

151. 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.

152. Miller, Alex (2003). Journey to the Stone Country (Modern reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 364 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, bottom corner creased one page, minor edgewear. Miles Franklin Award Winner 2003. This novel is about a woman named Annabelle who leaves Melbourne after being betrayed by her husband and goes to her old family home in tropical North Queensland where she meets Bo Rennie, one of the Jangga tribe. Bo claims to have the key to her future. ISBN: 9781741141467. Our Book No: 28621. $10 AUD.

153. Miller, Mary Durack; Rutter, Florence (with) (1952). Child Artists of the Australian Bush. Sydney / London: Australasian publishing Co. / George G. Harrap. 80 + 36 pp. Hardback octavo, facsimile dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos (paintings, few in colour), some foxing page edges, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Widespread curiosity was evinced from an exhibition in London of remarkable paintings by untrained Aboriginal children living in a derelict sub-standard environment. This is a case study of these remarkable children from the Carrolup Native Settlement in southern Western Australia. There are 36 plates (4 in colour) collected at the back of the book, and another 8 within the text. The facsimile jacket is an exact copy of the original jacket. Our Book No: 16427. $80 AUD.

154. 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.

155. Mitchell, Elyne; Cole, Michael (illustrator) (1970). Jinki: Dingo of the Snows (1st ed). Melbourne: Hutchinson. 168 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, endpapers & edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). First edition. Story for young adults about an Aboriginal boy and a dingo pup. By the author of the popular Silver Brumby books. ISBN: 0090976606. Our Book No: 16121. $25 AUD.

156. Monteath, Peter; Munt, Valerie (2015). Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose (1st ed). Adelaide, Mile End: Wakefield Press. 373 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, light crease front cover, minor edgewear. Biography of the Australian communist anthropologist. Follows him from his birth during the Great War to his death in Berlin shortly after the Wall is taken down. His research among Aborigines lead him to communism, and he was investigated during the Petrov years. He was a professor in East Germany for the last 30 years of his life. ISBN: 9781743053720. Our Book No: 28763. $30 AUD.

157. 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.

158. 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.

159. 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.

160. Morgan, Sally (1992). The Flying Emu and Other Australian Stories (1st UK ed). London: Pavilion Books. 124 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), beautiful colour drawings (many full-page including frontispiece), minor edgewear. Heavy. An illustrated collection of Aboriginal stories (folklore) for children and young people by Aboriginal author Sally Morgan, who wrote her prize-winning autobiography "My Place". ISBN: 1851458387. Our Book No: 16181. $20 AUD.

161. Moriarty, John; McHugh, Evan (with) (2000). Saltwater Fella (An Inspiring True Story of Success Against All Odds). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 285 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The author began a search for his family which took him from his Saltwater People on the Gulf of Carpentaria to heading an internationally acclaimed Aboriginal design company. John sets out to find his Aboriginal and Irish families - uncovering some amazing connections, while raising his own children to appreciate their special heritage. ISBN: 0670878650. Our Book No: 25339. $13 AUD.

162. 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. Her 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.

163. Morley, N. M.; Douglas, Gillespie (1941). 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, good condition, black & white text-photo frontispiece, pages lightly toned, edgewear. (Estimated date, 1941, newspaper review, 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. $10 AUD.

164. Morris, Katherine (1984). How the Sun was Made: An Aboriginal Legend. Sydney: Little Hills Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial laminated covers, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny scuff spine ends, bottom corners covers little bumped, binding crease at front cover join to spine, faint foxing rear endpapers. (Estimated date, 1984, Trove catalogue.) This is a delightful children's picture book about an Aboriginal legend. The full-colour large lifelike drawings by the author make this an ideal book for any age. ISBN: 0949773093. Our Book No: 27911. $18 AUD.

165. Morris, Leon (1996). Yirra Land Law and Language: Strong and Alive. Fitzroy Crossing, WA: Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, map, inside covers lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, tiny tear fore-edge single page, minor edgewear. About the Yirra Festival in August 1994, which was organised by the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (KALACC). The many different language groups of the Kimberley come together for celebration and cultural exchange. Yirra (pronounced Ir-ray) is a permanent waterhole in Nyikina country on the banks of Raparapa (Fitzroy River) and is part of the Aboriginal owned Mount Anderson pastoral station about 70 kilometres from Derby. The book includes a map of Kimberley languages, and an historical and political overview of the Kimberley. The groups attending the festival include: Nyikina and Mangala, Bardi, Jaru, Ngardi and Kukatja, Wangkajunga and Walmajarri, Kija and Ngarinyin, Kija and Miriwoong, Karanypany Joonba. ISBN: 0646267841. Our Book No: 28750. $20 AUD.

166. 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 (UQP). 296 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos (paintings) at rear, black & white photos, minor edgewear. 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. He 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. $25 AUD.

167. Mowaljarlai, David; Malnic, Jutta (photos) (1993). Yorro Yorro Everything Standing Up Alive: Spirit of the Kimberley. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 226 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), black & white drawings, colour & black & white photos, endpapers little foxed, pages lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), top corner rear cover lightly bumped. This book has been written to promote understanding and respect for the art and rituals of the people of the Wandjina. The old tribal life in the bush has gone, so some last old-time bushmen and bushwomen handed down their knowledge, through Mowaljarlai. The colour photos bring the majestic landscape of the Kimberley alive, and Mowaljarlai's drawings bring the magic of the Kimberley to life. A very special book suitable for any age. ISBN: 187564105X. Our Book No: 28741. $25 AUD.

168. 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. French-languafe edition of a 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.

169. 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.

170. Mudrooroo; Seruzier, Christian (translator) (2010). Chat Sauvage en Chute Libre. Paris: Asphalte Editions. 169 pp. Paperback (with flaps), very good plus condition. (French-language edition 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.

171. Muecke, Stephen; Matthews, Grant (photographer) (1990). Desert Designs: 26 Knits by Aboriginal Artists. Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 100 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white patterns, colour text-photos (some full-page), minor marks inside front cover, minor edgewear. Bold, very colourful and authentic, these designs are the work of some very special artists, Jimmy Pike, Doris Gingingara and Deaggidditt. Drawing on the traditions of Australian Aboriginal culture, the artists have created designs which reflect their relationship with the land, their nomadic lifestyle and the whole spiritual realm known as 'the Dreaming'. The book has patterns for sweaters, cardigans and vests which are suitable for all standards of knitters. ISBN: 0731800672. Our Book No: 22061. $15 AUD.

172. Munkara, Marie (2016). Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea. Sydney: Penguin / Random House Australia. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover & some pages little creased, minor edgewear. Written with humour, honesty and courage, this book is the author's journey to find the family that she thought she had lost. ISBN: 9780857987273. Our Book No: 28814. $26 AUD.

173. Naiura (2006). Tales of My Grandmother's Dreamtime (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bartel Publications. 44 pp. Hardback square quarto, very good condition, patterned endpapers, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Authentic Aboriginal fables as told by the author's grandmother. The large full-colour drawings make this a delightful children's picture story for any child, or adult interested in collecting Aboriginal fables. ISBN: 1876206195. Our Book No: 25080. $18 AUD.

174. Neale, Margo (editor) (2000). Urban Dingo: The Art and Life of Lin Onus 1948 - 1996. Queensland: Queensland Art Gallery / Craftsman House. 144 pp. Paperback large wide quarto (french flaps), good condition, colour plates, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, spine ends & cover corner tips little worn, top corner tips few pages little worn, faint tide marks (previous water contact now dry) edge covers & pages (not affecting paintings & text), minor edgewear. Lin Onus died prematurely in 1996 at the age of 47. He was born in Melbourne in 1948, the only child of a Scottish mother and an Aboriginal father from the Yorta Yorta people of Victoria. This is the first publication to look at the art and life of this remarkable contemporary Australian artist. This beautifully illustrated book is published to coincide with a retrospective exhibition which brings together, for the first time, a large body of the artist's work. There are 58 paintings, prints and sculptures drawn from 31 private, public and corporate collections. There are previously unpublished photos from the Onus family albums. The photos reveal the interdependence of a Koori artist's personal, political, cultural and artistic lives. ISBN: 1876509848. Our Book No: 28898. $80 AUD.

175. 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.

176. Newland, Simpson (1975). Paving the Way: A Romance of the Australian Bush (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Seal / Rigby Limited. 416 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, spine little creased, faint mark fore-edge first few pages, edges lightly toned, sticker mark. This book is a blend of truth and fiction in a connected narrative (stated by the author in his preface). The novel is about life on the South Australian coast in the 1830s. The story is woven on a background of authentic detail by the author who experienced these early days of whaling at Encounter Bay and Victor Harbor and had been close to the customs and traditions of the Aborigines. ISBN: 0851793797. Our Book No: 28457. $15 AUD.

177. Nickerson, N.; Corporation, Karijini Aboriginal (1993). Karijini National Park, Western Australia. Perth: Aboriginal Economic Development Office. 22 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, stapled, very good condition, colour photos, maps, spine little creased & rubbed, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is about the Karijini National Park in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Aboriginal people from this area are called the Punjima, Kurrama and Innawonga, and each have their own language. The many color photos bring the Aboriginal history in the National Park to life, and make it a very special place. ISBN: 0730955737. Our Book No: 28772. $18 AUD.

178. Nowra, Louis (2004). Shooting the Moon: A Memoir (1st ed). Sydney: Picador. 197 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, corner tips front cover little worn, minor edgewear. This memoir is a follow-up to "The Twelfth of Never". The author is an acclaimed Australian Indigenous playwright, novelist and screenwriter. In this moving and original story of an unconventional Aboriginal boyhood, he describes his adulthood, and continues to the year 2000. He has used notes and diaries for many of the direct dialogue quotes. ISBN: 0330364901. Our Book No: 28032. $12 AUD.

179. Nugent, Mary-Lou; Williamson, Inawinytji (foreword) & Djerrkura, Gatjil (foreword) (2000). Desert Art: 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 Desert Art, 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. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1864650044. Our Book No: 25955. $20 AUD.

180. 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.

181. Oats, William Nicolle (1981). Backhouse and Walker: A Quaker View of the Australian Colonies 1832 - 1838. Hobart, Sandy Bay: Blubber Head Press. 76 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece). The first modern commentary on the visit by two Quakers, James Backhouse and George Washington Walker, to the Australian colonies, mostly New South Wales and Tasmania. Provides useful historical information, including and respecting the Aborigines, and attempts to influence land rights, human rights and temperance. ISBN: 0908528094. Our Book No: 16767. $20 AUD.

182. 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.

183. 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 condition, figures, pages lightly toned as usual, 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. $10 AUD.

184. Parker, K. Langloh; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator); Farrer, Vashti (adapted by) (1985 (1975)). Tales of the Dreamtime: Selected from Australian Legendary Tales (Reprint ed) [Young Australia Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (few sinfle-colour), illustrated endpapers, top corner title page creased, minimal spotty foxing few pages, edges, rubber stamp front pastedown. These wonderful Aboriginal folk tales include: How the sun was made, The fire-makers, The rain-maker Wirinum, A legend of the flowers, Bohra the kangaroo, and The black swans. The colour illustrations bring the stories to life. Suitable for older readers. ISBN: 0207146128. Our Book No: 28965. $10 AUD.

185. 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.

186. Pattel-Gray, Anne; Harris, Charles Rev (foreword) (1991). Through Aboriginal Eyes: The Cry from the Wilderness (1st ed). Geneva: WCC Publications. 158 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white photos, small closed tear spine, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. In this book the author looks lovingly at her own traditions. Anne traces Australia's history from her own perspective, and she tells the Aboriginal side with passion. Her greatest hope is found in the ordinary Aboriginal people who have contributed to the recent initiative of the Australian Council of Churches, and whose inspiring autobiographical sketches are in this book. ISBN: 2825409995. Our Book No: 27588. $20 AUD.

187. Perkins, Hetti; Watson, Ken; Jones, Jonathan; Willsteed, Theresa (editor) (2006). Tradition Today: Indigenous Art in Australia (Revised ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 204 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, map, black & white & colour text-photos, colour & black & white illustrations (most full-page). This well-illustrated book documents the 76 artists whose works of art are in the AGNSW's collections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. This book gives a fresh look at the history and modern life of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Each essay draws on biographical accounts of an artist's life. ISBN: 9780734763440. Our Book No: 27763. $18 AUD.

188. 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.

189. 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.

190. Preston, Margaret; Edwards, Deborah; Peel, Rose & Mimmocchi, Denise (with) (2005). Margaret Preston (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales. 300 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos (paintings), few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, CD-ROM in pocket inside rear cover. Very heavy (2.10 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. This richly illustrated monograph, complete with CD-ROM catalogue raisonne of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, is unrivalled in its scope, and is the first publication to look in detail at the life and art of this extraordinary artist from the mid-1890s in Adelaide to her death in Sydney in 1963. This catalogue was published in association with the exhibition "Margaret Preston: Art and Life", held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, and three other Australian venues. Curated by Edwards et al. ISBN: 0734763735. Our Book No: 16089A. $240 AUD.

191. 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.

192. Pryor, Boori (Monty); McDonald, Meme (with) (1998). Maybe Tomorrow (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 204 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, maps. Autobiography of the diverse life of an Aboriginal entertainer. He played it the white man's way, but still retained his black identity. ISBN: 0140273972. Our Book No: 7325. $10 AUD.

193. 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.

194. Rees, Leslie; Hutchings, illustrator (1971). Digit Dick and the Lost Opals. Sydney: Paul Hamlyn. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback folio, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Children's picture story. One of Digit Dick's adventures in Central Australia, here teamed up with Aboriginal friend Wirra. Incorporates distinctive Australian themes such as harsh outback, goannas, kangaroos, and the Flying Doctor. ISBN: 0600070395. Our Book No: 13936. $20 AUD.

195. 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, copy 1. (Estimated date, 1954. Price 3/6. Copyright date, 1936.) Words by Annie Rentoul, music by Peterson, cover design by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. 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. $25 AUD.

196. 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 Outhwaite. 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. $25 AUD.

197. 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.

198. Reynolds, Henry (1996). Aboriginal Sovereignty: Reflections on Race, State and Nation (Three Nations, One Australia?). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover little creased, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear & rubbing. Confronts the question of whether Aboriginal society before 1788 exercised a form of sovereignty, and whether the tribes were actually small nations. Examines customary law, and the impact of the Mabo decision on land rights. ISBN: 1863739696. Our Book No: 16447. $15 AUD.

199. Reynolds, Henry (1999). Why Weren't We Told? A Personal Search for the Truth About Our History (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal foxing endpapers, minor edgewear. First edition. A frank account of how the author realised that he, like generations of Australians, grew up with a distorted picture of Aboriginal history. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0670887412. Our Book No: 13559. $15 AUD.

200. 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.

201. Robinson, Roland (1976). The Shift of Sands: An Autobiography 1952 - 62 (1st ed). 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.

202. Robinson, Roland; Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator); Mumbulla, Percy (related) (1996). The Whalers. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, 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.

203. Rogers, Danny I.; Piersma, Theunis; Van de Kam, Jan (photographer) (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. Heavy. 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.

204. 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 small octavo, good plus condition, tables, black & white photos centre spread, maps, light foxing top edge, minor edgewear. 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. $10 AUD.

205. 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, copy 1. 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. $10 AUD.

206. 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. $10 AUD.

207. Rolls, Eric (2002). Visions of Australia: Impressions of the Landscape 1642 - 1910. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. Presents a challenging and exciting vista of early Australia. Records the opinions of over 100 visitors and colonists who saw the land of Australia in its unchanged state (about years 1600 to 1900), and the cities as they developed. The modern notion of a harsh landscape is transformed into a garden of wildflowers, and wood and canvas huts into buildings of extraordinary elegance. European settlers are transformed from drunken and licentious convicts into members of an intelligent, vigorous and adaptable society. Transforms Aboriginal Australians into highly intelligent people with great artistic ability. Draws on a diverse range of original historical documents, and complemented by insightful commentary. ISBN: 073440445X. Our Book No: 20283. $14 AUD.

208. 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.

209. Rose, Deborah Bird; D'Amico, Sharon (photographer); Daiyi, Nancy (with);Deveraux, Kathy (with);Daiyi, Margaret (with);Ford, Linda (with), & Bright, April (with) (2002). Country of the Heart: An Indigenous Australian Homeland (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 204 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, map, faint foxing edges, faint mark title page, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This richly illustrated book is a journey to the floodplains, south-west of Darwin in Australia's Top End. This book is about the country, culture, lives and stories of the MakMak clan (the white-breasted sea-eagle people). In the author's writing and Sharon D'Amicio's photos, we meet five amazing clan women. They share their world, their family, their laughter and their passion for their country. ISBN: 085575296X. Our Book No: 27732. $45 AUD.

210. 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.

211. 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.

212. 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.

213. Ryan, Judith; Akerman, Kim (with) (1993). Images of Power: Aboriginal Art of the Kimberley. Victoria: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). 132 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white reproductions, frontispiece, rear cover lightly marked (white background), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove database.) The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents this exhibition to show the important work of artists working in the Kimberley district of northwestern Australia. ISBN: 0724101608. Our Book No: 28748. $30 AUD.

214. Ryan, Lyndall (1981). The Aboriginal Tasmanians (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 315 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned as usual. First edition. The first comprehensive regional study of Aboriginal-European relations (1800 - 1980) in Tasmania. It documents the social groupings and culture of the nine tribes at the time of first contact, their interaction with the sealers and settlers, their guerilla war against the pastoralists, Governor Arthur's attempts to solve the problem, and the rapid decline in population on the Tasmanian mainland. ISBN: 0702215449. Our Book No: 4076. $25 AUD.

215. 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.

216. 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.

217. Scott, Kim (2011). That Deadman Dance (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 400 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is inspired by the history of early contact between Aboriginal people - the Noongar - and Europeans in the area of Albany, Western Australia - the author's hometown, which is known by some historians as the 'friendly frontier'. Told in playful musical prose through the eyes of black and white, young and old, this is a story about a fledgling community in the early 1800s. Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award for 2011. ISBN: 9780330404235. Our Book No: 28300. $15 AUD.

218. Searcy, Alfred (1911). By Flood and Field: Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia. Melbourne: George Robertson & Co. 327 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, original burgundy cloth cover (gilt lettering, minimal marks), black & white photos (plates) including frontispiece, foldout map at rear, front free flyleaf inexpertly pasted onto pastedown & creased (otherwise very good condition internally), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1911, preface date.) First edition. The author was for 14 years the sub-collector of customs at Port Darwin, Northern Territory of South Australia. He previously wrote "In Australian Tropics" (1907) about his experiences. Here he recounts further experiences and elaborates on his previous reports about the tropical geography and history. Notable mention of Aborigines. Our Book No: 16202. $35 AUD.

219. 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.

220. 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.

221. Sheard, Lauri E.; Mountford, Charles P. (introduction) (1964). An Australian Youth Among Desert Aborigines: Journal of an Expedition Among the Aborigines of Central Australia. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 320 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover, black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout map inside rear cover, stencilled text, endpapers little toned (minor faint foxing). In 1940, Lauri Sheard accompanied Charles Mountford as his assistant on an Adelaide University Field Expedition to Ernabella, the Musgraves, Mann Ranges, Ayers Rock and Mt Olga. Sheard died shortly afterwards during the war. Reproduces Sheard's diary of his trip, which is held among the Mountford material in the State Library of South Australia. Our Book No: 16282. $150 AUD.

222. Sickert, Susan (2003). Beyond the Lattice: Broome's Early Years (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP). 199 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, cover corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book looks into the people, politics, colour and atmosphere which have been very important to the making of modern Broome. The stories and photos reflect the early history (including Aboriginal) of this unique Australian multicultural pearling town in northern Western Australia. ISBN: 1863683925. Our Book No: 27990. $20 AUD.

223. 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.

224. Sommerlad, E.; Duke, C. (1973). Teacher Education in an Aboriginal Context. Canberra: Centre for Continuing Education, Australian National University. 175 pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral binding, very good condition, minor edgewear covers. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A workshop on "Education for Teachers in an Aboriginal Context" was convened by the Centre for Continuing Education of the ANU and took place at the Canberra College of Advanced Education from 24 - 28 September, 1973. This book contains the report which is a record of the issues which were under discussion, recommendations which were formulated and information about the current and proposed nature of provision in this important area. ISBN: 0909850526. Our Book No: 28245. $30 AUD.

225. Stanton, John E. (1989). Painting the Country: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from the Kimberley Region, Western Australia. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, faint foxing last page, creases along spine, black background little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is focused, within the constraints imposed, on the images of 'country' depicted by a number of artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, including culturally contiguous areas in the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0855642890. Our Book No: 28758. $20 AUD.

226. Stewart, Lolla; Russell, Elaine (illustrator) (2011). Savannah Dreams (1st ed). Melbourne, Prahran: Little Hare. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings, few scratches front cover, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about a girl named Savannah who goes looking for bush tucker with her family. Savannah's family always find good food, Savannah finds only rubbish. Savannah has a vivid imagination which helps her to make the biggest catch of all. Based on an Aboriginal folklore. The beautiful illustrations with their vibrant colours help to make this a very enjoyable story for children from about 8 years and older. ISBN: 9781921714030. Our Book No: 28954. $18 AUD.

227. Stewart, Peter; Fitzsimons, Peter (foreword) (2007). Demons at Dusk: Massacre at Myall Creek (1st ed). Melbourne, Hartwell: Sid Harta Publishers. 337 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, corner tips little creased, top corner rear cover creased, spine ends lightly rubbed, tiny mark bottom edge near spine, minor edgewear. This is a story of love and courage, betrayal and tragedy, mystery and deceit and the strength of the human spirit. In 1838, on a remote cattle station on the frontier of the young New South Wales colony, a lonely convict hut keeper is forced to confront the power and greed which drove the British Empire to expand relentlessly. He was the only white witness to the massacre of up to 30 Aborigines by a party of 11 stockmen, some of whom were later hanged for these crimes. ISBN: 9781921206573. Our Book No: 27716. $18 AUD.

228. Stockton, Eugene (1995). The Aboriginal Gift: Spirituality For a Nation. Sydney, Alexandria: Millennium / E. J. Dwyer. 208 pp. Paperback tall trade, very good condition, faint foxing top edge, corner tips covers little creased, top internal pages & inside covers lightly toned, tiny scuff base spine, minor edgewear. This book is about Aboriginal spirituality. The author gives a penetrating historical overview and analysis of where we are today, and appreciates the distinctively Aboriginal way of seeing the world. Written by archaeologist, Aboriginal chaplain and biblical scholar, who has carried out excavations in the Middle East and Australia. ISBN: 1864290269. Our Book No: 28691. $30 AUD.

229. 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.

230. 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.

231. Sturt, Capt Charles (1965). Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia, Performed Under the Authority of Her Majesty's Government, During the Years 1844, 5 and 6, Together with a Notice of the Province of South Australia, in 1847 (3 vols) (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no. 5]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 416 + 308 + 92 + maps pp. Each volume: Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, light tan leatherette cover (little marked), black & white engravings (including colour & frontispiece), maps, adverts at rear, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Heavy (1.9 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Facsimile edition in 2 volumes, plus maps in slipcase (unstated limited edition, about 860 copies). Originally published in London in 1849 by T. and W. Boone. Volume 1 contains 11 adverts, coloured frontispiece, 1 folding map, 19 illustrations (3 in colour). Vol. 2 contains 92-page appendix, 12 adverts, frontispiece, 11 illustrations (2 in colour). Volume 3 is a slipcase containing two large folding maps showing Sturt's route from Adelaide into central Australia. An important document of Australian interior exploration, including contacts with Aborigines, Cooper's Creek, and much pioneering geographical information. Our Book No: 16677. $120 AUD.

232. 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 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 short essays to explain some of the photos. Our Book No: 14981. $15 AUD.

233. Thomas, N. W. (1906). Natives of Australia: With Thirty-Two Full-Page Illustrations and One Map (1st ed) [The Native Races of the British Empire]. London: Archibald Constable and Company. 256 + 32 plates pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, navy boards (gilt lettering front cover & spine), foldout map, black & white plates, frontispiece (tissue guard), page edges untrimmed (roughly cut), spine edges little rubbed, top corners covers little bumped, spine ends little chipped, pages lightly toned (scattered foxing), edges toned & foxed, small tear to map (edge creased), owner's written name front flyleaf. This wonderful old book covers many parts of the history of the Australian Aborigines. The language, art and science, food, law and order, games, society, marriage, myths, magic and religion are some of the topics the author has included. Our Book No: 28877. $150 AUD.

234. 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.

235. 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, small mark bottom edge, corners front cover little creased, minor edgewear. 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.

236. 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.

237. Trezise, Percy (1987). The Owl People (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins. Unnum 30 pp. Hardback square quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, tiny rubbed patch front free flyleaf, spine little faded. First edition. A beautifully illustrated children's picture book (from Aboriginal mythology) about the white-faced owl and the red mopoke owl who were brothers, and with their two sisters were travelling north looking for their grandmother, the old mopoke woman. Along the way they have many adventures. ISBN: 0001844857. Our Book No: 27938. $30 AUD.

238. 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.

239. 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 edges, spine little faded, minor edgewear. 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. $10 AUD.

240. Trezise, Percy (1990). The Peopling of Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Collins / Angus & Robertson. Unnum 30 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creasing covers & pages, faint foxing front flyleaf, light toning inside covers, rear cover little faded, owner's written name. A beautifully illustrated children's picture book about the peopling of Australia, starting from Gondwanaland and the dinosaurs to the development of the spiritual Aboriginal civilization throughout the continent, ending with the arrival of the First Fleet (a civilisation based on material values). ISBN: 0207170371. Our Book No: 28704. $15 AUD.

241. Trezise, Percy; Roughsey, Dick (1984). Gidja (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback square quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial covers, colour drawings, top spine little bumped, covers little rubbed. First edition. Children's tale from Aboriginal mythology. After suffering from misfortune and being mistreated by the people of their tribe, Gidja and his wife and daughter become the moon, the Morning Star, and the Evening Star. The large colourful drawings will delight young and young-at-heart. ISBN: 0001843214. Our Book No: 27948. $35 AUD.

242. 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.

243. Upfield, Arthur (1956). The Battling Prophet (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (1st ed). Melbourne: William Heinemann. 226 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), endpapers lightly toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed & toned, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (flaps & rear cover lightly foxed, flap clipped), bookshop label front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Collectible Australian crime fiction. Bony is on leave, staying with an old friend John Luton near Adelaide. John's old friend Ben Wickham, the meteorologist who had the uncanny ability to give accurate forecasts, had been found dead. John had insisted that Ben did not die from drinking. Can Bony found out the truth? Our Book No: 27465. $100 AUD.

244. Upfield, Arthur (1959). Bony Buys a Woman. 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.

245. Upfield, Arthur (1961). Winds of Evil (Reissue ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, edges foxed, tiny tears spine ends, boards lightly faded, toned strip free flyleaves, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. An Inspector Bonaparte mystery, the Australian Aboriginal detective. Our Book No: 24950. $14 AUD.

246. Upfield, Arthur (1961). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). 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.

247. Upfield, Arthur (1964). Bony and the White Savage. London: Pan Books. 208 pp. Paperback small, good condition, small rubber stamp top edge, edges & pages toned, slight ridges along spine (binding error), minor edgewear, faint rubber date stamp last page. This time 'Bony', the part-Aboriginal detective, is at his best on a tense hunt for a murderer in the southwest corner of Western Australia. Our Book No: 27513. $12 AUD.

248. Upfield, Arthur (1964). Bony and the White Savage (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 230 pp. Paperback, very good condition, spine little scuffed & toned, pages lightly toned as common. This time Bony, the part-Aboriginal detective, is at his best on a tense hunt for a savage murderer (and former theological student) in the southwest corner of Western Australia. ISBN: 0207158487. Our Book No: 16260. $15 AUD.

249. Upfield, Arthur (1966). The Bone is Pointed (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reissue ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, jacket missing, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (pocket, sticker), good condition (reading copy), 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. $10 AUD.

250. 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.

251. 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 octavo, 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.

252. Upfield, Arthur (1988). Venom House (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Eden / Angus & Robertson. 258 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, pages toned as usual, corner creased rear cover, spine little creased, minor edgewear, price sticker. The Answerth family's mansion seems to deserve its nickname of Venom House. Perhaps that's because of its forbidding setting, an island in the centre of a man-made lake, the treacherous waters studded by the skeletons of long-dead trees. Perhaps it's because of the unquiet ghosts of the Aborigines slaughtered by Answerth ancestors. Or perhaps it's just because the Answerth household is such a strange one. When two people are found dead in the lake, Bony has a sudden urge to get to know the Answerths better. ISBN: 0207158746. Our Book No: 16258. $15 AUD.

253. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Death of a Lake. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 175 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common, heavy remainder stripe, copy 1. 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. $10 AUD.

254. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Madman's Bend (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reissue ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 186 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, edges pages & covers lightly toned, minor edgewear. 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. $15 AUD.

255. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Bony Buys a Woman (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 188 pp. Paperback, very good condition, inside covers toned, minor edgewear. 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. $15 AUD.

256. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Bony and the Mouse (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 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: 020716326X. Our Book No: 16259. $10 AUD.

257. Upfield, Arthur (1991). Death of a Lake. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 175 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, copy 2. 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: 15784A. $10 AUD.

258. 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. $10 AUD.

259. 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.

260. 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. $10 AUD.

261. Upfield, Arthur (1994). The Mystery of Swordfish Reef (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). 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.

262. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Man of Two Tribes. Melbourne: Hinkler Books. 216 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. 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: 0207185816. Our Book No: 3747. $15 AUD.

263. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Winds of Evil (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Melbourne: Hinkler Book Distributors. 256 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, pages lightly toned, spine creased, minor edgewear, sticker taped to spine. 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: 0207185824. Our Book No: 15998. $10 AUD.

264. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Bony and the Black Virgin (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 156 pp. Paperback, very good condition. 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: 0207163251. Our Book No: 3826. $10 AUD.

265. Upfield, Arthur (1994). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Melbourne: Hinkler Books. 254 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages toned as common, spine faintly creased. When two elderly bachelors were poisoned with cyanide, a strange woman was on the scene each time - and now she too has disappeared, leaving no trace. Tracking her down in a town of 28,000 people is a job to tax even Inspector Bonaparte. Bony needs the unorthodox skills of burglar Jimmy the Screwsman and a lightning-sketch artist, as well as all his Aboriginal deductive and tracking skills at his command. Our Book No: 1201. $10 AUD.

266. Upfield, Arthur; Valencia, Michele (translator) (1998). The Melbourne Cup Mystery [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.

267. 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.

268. Walsh, Grahame L.; Morrison, John (illustrator) (1985). Didane the Koala: From a Legend of the Bidjara People of the Upper Warrego. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. Unnum 42 pp. Hardback oblong large quarto, jacket missing, good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, edge tear (8 cm) single page repaired, base spine bumped, corner tips few pages creased, minor creases few pages. A children's picture story about a koala in Aboriginal mythology from the Bidjara people of central Queensland (near Roma and Carnarvon Gorge). Proceeds from original book sales supported the preservation of local Aboriginal rock art. ISBN: 0702218898. Our Book No: 5079. $25 AUD.

269. Wang, Gabrielle; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2011). Poppy at Summerhill: Our Australian Girl. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 104 + 28 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, drawings, front cover creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The second of a set of four books (stories for young adults), about the amazing journey of a young Chinese-Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy sets out to chase her brother after he escapes from the mission in search of freedom and a better life. She is taken in by a caring homestead family, after a terrible accident leaves her injured. The family's Aboriginal stockman, Tommy, awakens Poppy's Aboriginal roots and teaches her about their culture. ISBN: 9780143305330. Our Book No: 16894. $10 AUD.

270. Wang, Gabrielle; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2011). Poppy and the Thief: Our Australian Girl. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 104 + 22 pp. Paperback, very good condition, drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The third of a set of four books (stories for young adults), about the amazing journey of a young Chinese-Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy is on the road again, desperately trying to catch up with her brother. When she meets a mysterious Chinese boy, she thinks she might finally be getting closer to finding Gus and solving the mystery of the Chinese letter with the very special dragon seal. In Wahgunyah, she makes contact with the Chinese community who have come to Victoria to find gold. She's so close to finding out about her father and her Chinese heritage, but then Poppy is framed as a thief and captured! Will anyone believe that she's innocent? ISBN: 9780143305347. Our Book No: 16895. $10 AUD.

271. Wang, Gabrielle; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2011). Poppy Comes Home: Our Australian Girl. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 103 + 18 pp. Paperback, very good condition, drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The fourth of a set of four books (stories for young adults), about the amazing journey of a young Chinese-Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy has never been closer to finding her brother, Gus, when the worse thing she could possibly imagine happens. Fisher is kidnapped! Will Poppy be able to find her very best friend in the world? And has the chance to find Gus slipped away forever? Poppy's story concludes in this, the breathtaking final instalment of four books about a Gold Rush girl who dreams of a better life. ISBN: 9780143305354. Our Book No: 16896. $10 AUD.

272. Ward, Glenyse (1987). Wandering Girl (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 158 pp. Paperback small octavo, 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: 0731616235. Our Book No: 11465. $10 AUD.

273. 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.

274. Wells, Ann E. (1976). Life in the Crocodile Islands [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.

275. 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.

276. Williams, Alice; Sides, Tim; Connolly, Lenard (Aboriginal art) (2008). Wiradjuri Plant Use in the Murrumbidgee Catchment (1st ed). Wagga Wagga, NSW: Murrumbidgee Catchment Management Authority. 106 pp. Paperback wide trade, spiral bound, glossy pages with subject tabs fore-edges, very good plus condition, colour text-photos. This book is a contemporary guide to the identification of plants within the Murrumbidgee catchment and their significance and cultural use for indigenous people from the Murrumbidgee area of New South Wales (NSW). Some common Wiradjuri language to describe trees and animals has been used throughout the book. These Wiradjuri words are explained in the glossary on pages 94 and 95. Compiled by Williams & Sides. ISBN: 0734758561. Our Book No: 28302. $30 AUD.

277. Wilson, Roland (1997). Bringing Them Home: National Inquiry Into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families. Canberra: Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC). 689 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, tables, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The comprehensive groundbreaking report (Roland Wilson, commissioner) that revealed the scandal of forced removal by government officials of Aboriginal children from their families. ISBN: 0642269548. Our Book No: 14738. $45 AUD.

278. 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.

279. 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 no 3 (11p.). ISBN: 9781742373164. Our Book No: 27317. $12 AUD.

280. Wositzky, Jan; Yidumduma, Bill Harney (told by) (2008). Born under the Paperbark Tree: A Man's Life (Reprint ed). Marleston, SA: J. B. Books. 208 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, maps, small crease front cover, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. This book is the story of Yidumduma Bill Harney who is the son of W. E. (Bill) Harney, the writer and storyteller who became a legend in the North, and Ludi Yibuluyma, a Wardaman woman. He had little contact with his father. Instead he was brought up straddling both heritages, learning the traditional Aboriginal way of life and learning the white man's way. It is the authentic voice of a man living between two worlds, two cultures. ISBN: 1876622032. Our Book No: 27547. $13 AUD.

281. 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. $25 AUD.

282. 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.

283. Wright, Judith; Wright, Annette (illustrator) (1960). The Day the Mountains Played (1st ed). Brisbane: Jacaranda Press. 47 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, good condition, colour illustrations, endpapers & pages lightly toned & foxed, edgewear, spine ends & corners worn & bumped, small dent fore-edge, boards little marked, spine little rubbed, top corner flyleaf clipped. A children's picture story about two Aboriginal boys named Darri and Cobadong and their dingo Purnung who went everywhere together in Queensland. They are helped in protecting their tribe from Doolamai Warriors by the Great Mountains. Our Book No: 28098. $13 AUD.

284. 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.

285. Yimikirli; Rockman Napaljarri, Peggy (translator & collector) & Cataldi, Lee (translator & collector) (1994). Warlpiri Dreamings and Histories (1st ed) [Sacred Literature]. San Francisco: HarperCollins. 193 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos centre spread, decorative black & white drawings, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), light toning edges. The living mythology of the Warlpiri people of central Australia. These creation myths (Jukurrpa or Dreaming) are the basis of the modern culture of these Australian Aboriginal people. Recorded and translated here for the first time are stories rich with insight into Aboriginal spirituality and life. ISBN: 0060661259. Our Book No: 28554. $30 AUD.