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Pocket History of Australia: From Aboriginal Arrival to the Present Day

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wingfield, SA, Australia, Cameron House: 2002

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS626

ISBN: 1875999574

Condition: Very Good


Soft card cover, edition not stated, 236gms, 193 pages. Book is in very condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Aboriginal and Melanesian Art (Art Gallery of NSW)

By: Art Gallery of New South Wales

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART94

Condition: Good


Softcover, First Edition, 200gms, 56 pages. This is a complete check list of the Gallery (Art Gallery of New South Wales) Collections of Aboriginal and Melanesian Art as of November 1973. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Three Aboriginal Legends

By: Barnes, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Golden Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FICCHI146

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with pictorial cardboard boards, first edition, 128gms, no page numbers. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. A few pages have a few very small tears. This book belongs to section has name inscribed in pen. Boards show moderate soiling. Spine has torn particularly at the top for about two inches, but is still well in tact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Stolen Children, The: Their Stories

By: Bird, Carmel (ed)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO19

ISBN: 0091836891

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 240gms, 194 pages. Includes extracts from the Report of the National Inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Macquarie Country: A History of the Hawkesbury

By: Bowd, D.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000315

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 648gms, 242 pages. Contents includes: discovery and exploration; early settlement; the river; floods; shipping; aborigines; the macquarie era; bushrangers; inns; roads; bridges; the church; hospitals; prominent people; founders; buildings; sports and pastimes; railway; government; education; agriculture; and postal services/newspapers. The text is supported by many black and white photographs. A good solid copy for its age and of good reading quality with age-related general wear and tear and minor page discolouration t... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS418

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Book shows stampings from a previous owner and a book plate has been removed from the inside front endpaper, ot... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS417

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear plastic for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Elements of the Aborigine Tradition, The

By: Cowan, James G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorset, England, Element Books Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000209

ISBN: 1852303093

Condition: Good


Medium softcover with pictorial cover, first edition, 166gms, 138 pages. This book explains the elements of the aboriginal tradition including: the world of the sky heroes and how the land was formed by mythic creatures from the Dreaming; their secret rites and rituals and ideas of reincarnation; how their stories, fables and myths sustain the belief in the metaphysical basis of the human spirit; and how they represent the conscience of all mankind, offering us today a parable for survival. A good solid copy with no spinal damage and of good reading quality. The book displays some general wear... View more info

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Dingo: The Story of Our Mob

By: Dingo, Sally

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAUS38

ISBN: 0091837278

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first thus, 408gms, 314 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Spirit

By: Downing, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia, Australian National University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO18

ISBN: 0731503953

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 350gms, 181 pages. Ngurra Walytja, Country of My Sprit is a study of the 'Outstation' or Homelands movement- a movement of Aboriginal people away from larger settlements into small communities in remote areas, generally in their own tribal 'homelands', where there are many areas of sacred importance to the ancestor, creation stories of their clans. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Justice All Their Own: The Caledon Bay and Woodah Island Killings 1932- 1933

By: Egan, Ted

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Carlton South, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: ABO4

ISBN: 0522846939

Condition: As New


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 244 pages, blank endpapers. Ted Egan's close association with Aboriginal People enabled him to interview the participants in the horrendous events - he sat down in the country where the incidents took place. Book is in as new condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in as new condition with no visible shelf wear, book signed by author, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Shadows of Our Dreaming: A Celebration of Early Australia

By: Fairbairn, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST171

ISBN: 0207145482

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 250 pages, orange endpapers. This book is a collection of poetry, family history and Aboriginal references by Anne Fairbairn, whose forebears were pioneers of Australia and friends to the Aboriginal people. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear/chipping and some mild fading to the edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Hungry Heart, The: A Compelling Account of Life in One of the Most Scattered and Isolated Populations on the Face of the Earth

By: Griffiths, Max

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000889

ISBN: 0864174861

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 566gms, 176 pages. Max Griffiths worked for the Australian Inland Mission from 1964 to 1985 and as such was witness to changes in the outback due to a massive increase in mining activity and to the sadly belated exposure of the shocking conditions under which ABoriginal people were living and dying. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some minimal chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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North of the Ten Commandments: A Collection of Northern Territory Literature

By: Headon, David (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rydalmere, Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST156

ISBN: 0340526661

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 970gms, 348 pages. David Headon has chosen and skilfully arranged and juxtaposed an extraordinary collection of myths, yarns, legends, songs, novel excerpts, jokes, speeches, journal entries, letters, interviews, poems, government inquiries and newspaper items, that reflect this beautiful, dangerous and disturbing part of the world. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Spine shows some light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Better Health for Aborigines? Report of a National Seminar at Monash University

By: Hetzel, Basil S.; Dobbin, Malcolm; Lippmann, Lorna; and Eggleston, Elizabeth (eds)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: St Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO40

ISBN: 0702208973

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 536gms, 283 pages. This book is the result of a national seminar on Aboriginal health in the 1970s. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The inside front endpaper shows a pen marking from the previous owner. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and a few very small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Crocodile: The Australian Story

By: Holden, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rydalmere, Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: NATANI103

ISBN: 0340584505

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 604g, 175pgs, green endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Corners of wraps are slighly curled, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Crocodile: The Australian Story

By: Holden, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rydalmere, Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: NATANI202

ISBN: 0340584505

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 604g, 175pgs, green endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Corners of wraps are slighly curled. There is a medium sized texta mark on the inside front half-title page. There is a pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside back of the front half-title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Kick the Tin

By: Kartinyeri, Doris

Price: $17.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australia, Spinifex Press Pty Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO35

ISBN: 1875559957

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 196gms, 140 pages. This is Doris Kartinyeri's life story as a member of the Stolen Generations who was placed in white homes as a virtual slave, struggled through relationships and suffered with bi-polar depression. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear. There is a small pen marking on the inside title page from the previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Travelling Aboriginal Australia: Discovery and Reconciliation

By: Kauffman, Paul

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Flemington (Vic), Australia, Hyland House Publishing Pty Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO14

ISBN: 1864470798

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 275gms, 175 pages. Through this guide you can meet Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who have made it their business to introduce others to their art, their land, and their culture. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, very mild page discolouration to a few pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sydney Cove 1788-1810: Poems on the Early Convict Days and the Australian Aborigines

By: Knox, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Griffith, Australia, Area News: 1987

Edition: Commemorative Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE12

Condition: Good


Paperback, Commemorative Edition, 50gms, 52 pages. This book of verse appears on the eye of Australia's two-hundredth anniversary, at a time when our country is in many ways bewildered and suffering. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, book has some mild creases and stains to the front cover, signed by author, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them al... View more info