Northern Territory

  • Photographs of the Everard and Musgrave Ranges Expedition, South Australia, June-September 1914
WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)
# 15012

    # 15012

    WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)

    Photographs of the Everard and Musgrave Ranges Expedition, South Australia, June-September 1914

    A highly important record of early European contact with the Yankunytjatjara people. Eight gelatin silver print photographs, each 100 x 127 mm, unmounted; versos with the photographer's pencilled captions and sequence numbers; all of the prints are in fine condition. Although principally an ornithologist, by the early 1900s Adelaide-born Samuel White 'had earned a reputation …

  • [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]
Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]
# 14895

    # 14895

    Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]

    [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]

    [=Photo Album of Australia]. [Jakarta?] : Osamu Shūdan Shireibu, Shōwa 17 [1942]. Oblong folio (250 x 400 mm), original half cloth over papered boards, printed title to upper board; pp 12, 258, chiefly black and white photographic plates with captions in English and Japanese, maps (folding); a good copy. A rare and important album relating …

  • The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.
E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED
# 14873

    # 14873

    E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED

    The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.

    [Australia : E.S. & A. Bank, between 1893 and 1899]. Blank cheque with stub intact, 84 x 263 mm; embossed 1d duty stamp at upper right; in good condition. “The English, Scottish & Australian Bank Limited was a former bank which was founded in 1852 by Royal Charter in London and was known as the …

  • Oh Australia!
STANTON, Don E.
# 14882

    # 14882

    STANTON, Don E.

    Oh Australia!

    Bermagui Sth., N.S.W. : Maranatha Revival Crusade, [1979]. Series: Monthly Message, no. 26. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with stain), stapled, 112 pp, illustrated; a couple of annotations in biro, otherwise a very good copy. “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people” (title page). Christian religious pamphlet written by an …

  • Report of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, June 1978.
COCKS, C.H.
# 14883

    # 14883

    COCKS, C.H.

    Report of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, June 1978.

    Adelaide : Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, 1978. Folio, pcloth backed printed wrappers, 130 pp, [4] leaves of maps; a very good copy. 

  • [ABORIGINES] From the barrel of a gun : questions to aid interpretation
MARKUS, Andrew
# 14905

    # 14905

    MARKUS, Andrew

    [ABORIGINES] From the barrel of a gun : questions to aid interpretation

    [Melbourne : The author, 1974?]. Quarto, 5 pp, stapled, roneo printed; mild horizontal crease, but a good copy.  Questions prepared by the author, Andrew Markus, to aid interpretation of his book From the barrel of a gun : the oppression of the Aborigines, 1860-1900 (West Melbourne, Vic. : Victorian Historical Association, 1974), which focuses on conflict between …

  • Manuscript letter relating to 1930s Central Australian explorer Michael Terry
BARNARD, Charlotte; [TERRY, Michael, 1899-1981]
# 14909

    # 14909

    BARNARD, Charlotte; [TERRY, Michael, 1899-1981]

    Manuscript letter relating to 1930s Central Australian explorer Michael Terry

    Manuscript letter of Charlotte Barnard, widow of outback explorer and writer Michael Terry, addressed to Mrs. Hall, sister of Terry's fellow explorer during the early 1930s, the bushman Ben Nicker, informing her of Michael Terry's recent death; headed Mosman, NSW, December 28 1981; single sheet, small quarto, written on both sides; some silverfising at one …

  • Aborigines and land rights
PITTOCK, A. Barrie
# 14910

    # 14910

    PITTOCK, A. Barrie

    Aborigines and land rights

    Melbourne : Aboriginal Affairs Dept. of the Australian Union of Students, National Tribal Council, Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, 1971. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked and creased), 28 pp, illustrated. 

  • Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection
KENYON, Alfred Stephen
# 14911

    # 14911

    KENYON, Alfred Stephen

    Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection

    in the Australian Room, National Museum, Public Library Buildings, Melbourne, arranged for the Australian meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Melbourne : Arnale and Jackson Press, 1914. Octavo, printed green wrappers, staple bound, 16 pp; a good copy. The collection is comprised mainly of artefacts from southeastern Australia, but also includes stone …

  • [ABORIGINES] Presidential address to the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.
SPENCER, Baldwin, Sir (1860-1929)
# 14912

    # 14912

    SPENCER, Baldwin, Sir (1860-1929)

    [ABORIGINES] Presidential address to the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Cover: Hobart-Melbourne Meeting, January, 1921 … Reprinted from Report of the Fifteenth Meeting of the A.A.A.S., held in Melbourne, 10th January, 1921. Melbourne : Albert J. Mullett, Government Printer, 1921. Octavo, printed grey wrappers, pp 37, [2]; maps and tables; a very good copy. Transcript of Sir Baldwin Spencer's lecture on the cultural anthropology of …

  • The Australian Aboriginal as a human being
BENNETT, M.M. (Mary Montgomerie), 1881-1961
# 14947

    # 14947

    BENNETT, M.M. (Mary Montgomerie), 1881-1961

    The Australian Aboriginal as a human being

    London : Alston Rivers, 1930. First edition. Octavo, original printed card covers, 197 pp, with bibliography and index; a fine copy. An important work by teacher and Aboriginal rights activist Margaret Bennett. The daughter of Robert Christison, Bennett grew up on Lammermoor station in North Queensland, where she first developed her interest in and respect for …

  • Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings
COOPER, H.M.
# 14877

    # 14877

    COOPER, H.M.

    Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings

    Cover: 2000 examples and their meanings. Adelaide : South Australian Museum, 1957. Third edition. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (a few light marks), 32 pp, with a note on the Pitjantjara cover design by Norman Tindale and a foreword by H.M. Cooper; a very good copy. This glossary is drawn primarily from various indigenous languages of …

  • New states for Australia : The Australian Institute of Polictical Science ;
PARKER, R.S. (Robert Stewart) et al.
# 14904

    # 14904

    PARKER, R.S. (Robert Stewart) et al.

    New states for Australia : The Australian Institute of Polictical Science ;

    Spring Forum ; 1955 ; Proceedings. Sydney : Australian Institute of Polictical Science, 1955. Quarto, original card covers, roneo printed, 90 pp, 1 folding table, 3 folding maps; a very good copy.  Contains four papers delivered at the Armidale forum by R.S. Parker (New states for Australia : why new states?), J. MacDonald Holmes (The proposed …

  • The Alice : centre of the outback
# 14870

    # 14870

    The Alice : centre of the outback

    [Cover title]. Alice Springs, N.T. : Northern Territory Administration, 1972. Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with street map), staple bound, 20 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a very good copy. A guide for prospective residents, including sections on Aborigines; flora and faunahousing; employment; education; churches; community activities, etc.  

  • 150th anniversary of first settlement in North Australia : Fort Dundas-Melville Island, 1824-1974.
SPILLETT, Peter
# 14872

    # 14872

    SPILLETT, Peter

    150th anniversary of first settlement in North Australia : Fort Dundas-Melville Island, 1824-1974.

    [Cover title: Northern Territory]. Darwin, N.T. : Historical Society of the Northern Territory, [1974?]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 19 pp, photographic illustrations, map; a good copy. 

  • Your guide to Darwin.
# 14876

    # 14876

    Your guide to Darwin.

    [Darwin] Palmerston Printers, [1978]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (sunned; light vertical crease); 36 pp, illustrations, maps. Two copies are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; Northern Territory Library)

  • Alice Springs urban development study
AUSTRALIA. CITIES COMMISSION; AGIUS, McNALLY, HOLMWOOD
# 14907

    # 14907

    AUSTRALIA. CITIES COMMISSION; AGIUS, McNALLY, HOLMWOOD

    Alice Springs urban development study

    Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Agius, McNally, Holmwood, 1975. Large quarto, pictorial stiff wrappers, 64 pp, colour illustrations and maps; a very good copy.  A condensed version of the detailed report by Hanson &​ Todd.

  • Insignia : Northern Territory
NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT
# 14913

    # 14913

    NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT

    Insignia : Northern Territory

    Darwin : N.T. Govt., 1980. Portfolio, 300 x 205 mm, decorative laminated covers, foreword by Paul Everingham, Chief Minister; contains 5 loose double quarto folded sheets, each with explanatory text and a colour illustration facing, for the various Northern Territory emblems (Northern Territory flag; Floral Emblem; Faunal emblem I; Faunal Emblem II; Armorial Ensign); complete …

  • [POSTER] Dot and circle
# 14704

    # 14704

    [POSTER] Dot and circle

    : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. RMIT Gallery [Melbourne], 16th April-3rd May 1985 : a loan exhibition from the Flinders University, South Australia. Screenprint process, printed in colour, from multiple stencils; sheet 760 x 550 mm. Rare.

  • Aerial view of the Meat Works, Myilly Point and Point Emery, Darwin, circa 1925
Photographer unknown.
# 14805

    # 14805

    Photographer unknown.

    Aerial view of the Meat Works, Myilly Point and Point Emery, Darwin, circa 1925

    Black and white photograph on printing out paper, 85 x 135 mm, handwritten caption in the negative 'The Meat Works, Myilly Point & Point Emery, Darwin'; fine condition.

  • Crocodile hunt, Daly River, Northern Territory, circa 1925
Photographer unknown.
# 14803

    # 14803

    Photographer unknown.

    Crocodile hunt, Daly River, Northern Territory, circa 1925

    Black and white photograph on printing out paper, 85 x 135 mm, handwritten caption in the negative 'A Fine Pair, Daly River'; fine condition.

  • Meridian ant hills, Northern Territory, circa 1925
BUSCALL, Jack
# 14802

    # 14802

    BUSCALL, Jack

    Meridian ant hills, Northern Territory, circa 1925

    Black and white photograph on glossy printing out paper, 90 x 140 mm, handwritten caption in negative 'Meridian ant hills'; verso wet stamped 'Jack Buscall, Darwin, N.A. [i.e. Northern Australia]'; in fine condition.  Photographs taken by Jack Buscall are held in the collections of the National Library of Australia and the Northern Territory Library.

  • Aboriginal Art Series
ISAACS, Jennifer; PRIMROSE, Ian
# 14838

    # 14838

    ISAACS, Jennifer; PRIMROSE, Ian

    Aboriginal Art Series

    [North Sydney] : Aboriginal Arts & Crafts Pty. Ltd., with assistance from the Aboriginal Arts Board and the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, [c.1975-79]. Complete set of 10 pamphlets, nos. 1 – 10, each a single sheet folding to 220 x 105 mm, each with 8 pp, illustrations in colour and black and white, and a …

  • The Aborigines of Australia : broadcasts and an address
DUGUID, Charles (1884-1986)
# 14847

    # 14847

    DUGUID, Charles (1884-1986)

    The Aborigines of Australia : broadcasts and an address

    Adelaide : Reliance Printing Company, 1946. Second edition. Octavo, original illustrated stiff wrappers, 47 pp, photographic illustrations; a very good copy.  An important publication containing essays and a broadcast address by medical practitioner and Aboriginal rights campaigner Charles Duguid, who was an instrumental figure in the foundation of the Presbyterian mission at Ernabella in the …

  • Eastern Arnhem Land Aboriginals today
MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys
# 14862

    # 14862

    MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys

    Eastern Arnhem Land Aboriginals today

    Sydney : Aboriginal Arts &​ Crafts, 1978. Kit comprising the following: 2 sound cassettes, 84 colour transparency slides, map (690 x 360 mm); lacks the 48 page booklet, otherwise complete and in good condition. The only complete examples of this important educational kit recorded in Australian collections are held by AIATSIS and the National Museum of …

  • The Northern Territory of South Australia : its development : proposals of the government,
JENKINS, John Greeley (1851-1923)
# 14755

    # 14755

    JENKINS, John Greeley (1851-1923)

    The Northern Territory of South Australia : its development : proposals of the government,

    as announced by the Premier and Minister controlling the Northern Territory. Adelaide : J. L. Bonython & Co., 1904. Tall octavo pamphlet, original printed orange wrappers, staple bound, 11 pp, a fine copy.

  • A group of Aborigines in ceremonial decoration, Central Australia, circa 1900
Photographer unknown.
# 14735

    # 14735

    Photographer unknown.

    A group of Aborigines in ceremonial decoration, Central Australia, circa 1900

    Gelatin silver print, 153 x 104 mm; unmounted; a little wear at top left corner and some very faint creasing, otherwise fine. Two men and a woman pose for the camera, with their dog and a traditional shelter immediately behind them. A white canvas tent belonging to an interloper – most likely the anonymous photographer …

  • The new counties, hundreds, & district atlas of South Australia and Northern Territory, 1876.
CARROLL, H. S.
# 14690

    # 14690

    CARROLL, H. S.

    The new counties, hundreds, & district atlas of South Australia and Northern Territory, 1876.

    Together with map of South Australia indicating roads, distances, relative position of counties &c., &c. Showing — All Boroughs, Post-towns, Villages, Hamlets, Road Boards, Roads, Railways, Rivers, Lakes, Creeks, Mountains, Stations, the Area of County and Station, (the Names, Occupiers, Grazing capabilities and Area of each), the Population of each Town in the Colony, Height …

  • The shape of the dreaming : the cultural significance of Victoria River rock art
LEWIS, Darrell; ROSE, Deborah Bird
# 14266

    # 14266

    LEWIS, Darrell; ROSE, Deborah Bird

    The shape of the dreaming : the cultural significance of Victoria River rock art

    Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988. Series: AIATSIS report series 1030-6544. Quarto, pictorial stiff wrappers (mild corner creasing), 79 pp, illustrated; includes bibliography. 

  • Tiwi pottery Bathurst Island : an exhibition of Tiwi pottery from Bathurst Island
# 14267

    # 14267

    Tiwi pottery Bathurst Island : an exhibition of Tiwi pottery from Bathurst Island

    Sydney : Aboriginal Arts Board, 1980. Small oblong quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, [20] pp, profusely illustrated; a fine copy.  Catalogue of an exhibition held at The Potters' Gallery, Darlinghurst, in March 1980.

  • Great suffragette demonstration in London. The Australian section
ROSE STEREOGRAPH CO.
# 14528

    # 14528

    ROSE STEREOGRAPH CO.

    Great suffragette demonstration in London. The Australian section

    forming up on the Thames Embankment. Melbourne ; Sydney ; Wellington ; London : The Rose Stereograph Co., [1911]. Stereoscopic gelatin silver print photograph (mount 95 x 175 mm), from the series Great suffragette demonstration in London, serial no. 11,954, printed title beneath the images; recto of mount imprinted The Rose Stereographs Melbourne ; Sydney …

  • Geographie, ofte beginselen der Land-Beschryvinge, zoo als die in haer eygen aerd, in verdeeling
GOESIN, Petrus de
# 14628

    # 14628

    GOESIN, Petrus de

    Geographie, ofte beginselen der Land-Beschryvinge, zoo als die in haer eygen aerd, in verdeeling

    van Landen en Gewesten met Wateren en Zee-en sig bevinden, en door Bergen, Rivieren en Stroomen onderscheiden zyn; als mede den principaelsten Koophandel die in elke Landen verrigt worden. Tot Gend [Ghent] : Petrus de Goesin, [1762]. Duodecimo, contemporary calf (heavily rubbed and scuffed), spine with raised bands, compartments with stamped floral design in gilt …

  • The Little Black Princess
GUNN, Æneas (pseud.) [GUNN, Jeannie, 1870-1961]
# 14463

    # 14463

    GUNN, Æneas (pseud.) [GUNN, Jeannie, 1870-1961]

    The Little Black Princess

    Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens., [c.1934]. Octavo, green cloth boards, 107 pp, lacking dustjacket and title page. A later edition, telling the story of a young indigenous girl at a Northern Territory homestead with photographic plates throughout. An important presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “I inscribe this book for the Hermannsburg Mission Appeal Fund …

  • Harry Foster : a trophy of grace from the Northern Territory of Australia
LONG, W. Arnold
# 14355

    # 14355

    LONG, W. Arnold

    Harry Foster : a trophy of grace from the Northern Territory of Australia

    / The story of a blind Australian Aboriginal who was a Missionary to his own people. Sydney : Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia, [1940]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, pp 57, photographic illustrations, map; title page with short tear at top corner, else a very good copy.

  • Clay sculptures of Australian Aboriginal folk-lore by William Ricketts
WALLER, Olga D. A.
# 14375

    # 14375

    WALLER, Olga D. A.

    Clay sculptures of Australian Aboriginal folk-lore by William Ricketts

    (Based on folk-lore gathered by Sir Baldwin Spencer and Davd Unaipon). Foreword and catalogue with synopsis of legends. [Melbourne] : [s.n.], [circa 1938]. Quarto, printed wrappers, staple bound, 7 leaves, roneo printed; contains an essay titled “William Ricketts' interpretation of Australia Aboriginal folk-lore” by Olga D. A. Waller, which clearly relates to an exhibition of Rickett's …

  • The Narrinyeri. An Account of the Tribes of South Australian Aborigines
TAPLIN, Reverend George
# 14508

    # 13871

    SPENCER, Baldwin; GILLEN, F.J.

    The Northern Tribes of Central Australia

    London : Macmillan and Co., 1904. First edition. Octavo, gilt decorated cloth boards (rubbed and marked), endpaper with bookplate, inscription, and pencil notes 784 pp. An important anthropological and ethnographical publication surveying the Indigenous Australian tribes of what is now the Northern Territory, with a wealth of observations on the culture, art, and traditions of …

  • Manuscript map of Australia, dated 1835
Gourié, E.
# 14233

    # 14233

    Gourié, E.

    Manuscript map of Australia, dated 1835

    Ink and wash on paper, 350 x 455 mm (sheet); laid down on modern backing sheet; some loss along the early vertical fold line (mainly at the extremities) and in bottom left corner of sheet. A relatively early manuscript map showing Australia and Van Diemen's Land, as well as New Guinea and parts of the …

  • [TELEGRAPH; QUEENSLAND] Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia
THE GRAPHIC.
# 14280

    # 14280

    THE GRAPHIC.

    [TELEGRAPH; QUEENSLAND] Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia

    : showing the districts in Annam and Tonquin which France proposes to annex and to place under a Protectorate, the portion of New Guinea proposed to be acquired by Queensland, and the districts affected by the volcanic eruptions in Java. London : Letts Son &​ Co. Ltd., 1883 [issued as a supplement to The Graphic, …

  • Two Macassan burials in Arnhem Land
MACKNIGHT, C.C.; THORNE, A.G.
# 14269

    # 14269

    MACKNIGHT, C.C.; THORNE, A.G.

    Two Macassan burials in Arnhem Land

    Offprint from Archaeology & Physical Anthropology in Oceania, volume III, no. 3, October, 1968. Sydney : Australasian Medical Publishing Co. Ltd., [1968]. Small quarto, printed wrappers, pp 215-22, line illustrations, 1 page of photographic plates; a very good copy.

  • Aboriginal stone pictures in Eastern Arnhem Land
Macknight, C.C.; GRAY, W.J.
# 14268

    # 14268

    Macknight, C.C.; GRAY, W.J.

    Aboriginal stone pictures in Eastern Arnhem Land

    Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1970. Small quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, pp xi, 44, illustrated; a near fine copy. 

  • Human rights for Aborigines : how can they learn without a teacher?
BENNETT, Mary M. (1881-1961)
# 14244

    # 14244

    BENNETT, Mary M. (1881-1961)

    Human rights for Aborigines : how can they learn without a teacher?

    Brisbane : Printed by “Truth” and “Sportsman” Ltd., [1957?]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (sunned at edges), lower wrapper with map of Central and Western Aboriginal Reserves and the Rocket Range, staple bound, 63 pp, illustrated, a fine copy. An important work by a significant advocate of Aboriginal rights, based to a large extent on Bennett's …

  • By flood and field
SEARCY, Alfred
# 13924

    # 13924

    SEARCY, Alfred

    By flood and field

    Adventures ashore and afloat in North Australia. London : G. Bell & Sons, 1912. Octavo, lettered cloth in dustjacket issued by Cole's Book Arcade, Melbourne and Adelaide (a few chips but overall very good), pp. 327, illustrations, folding map. Scarce in the dustjacket. 

  • Desert Mob 20th Anniversary Print Folio
WATSON, Judy Napangardi et al
# 13688

    # 13688

    WATSON, Judy Napangardi et al

    Desert Mob 20th Anniversary Print Folio

    Darwin : Basil Hall Editions, 2010. Folding clamshell box with a unique piece of Tjanpi Desert weaving set into the lid, housing 40 original woodblocks by Aboriginal artists from 38 art centres across Australia. Limited to 10 copies, accompanied by certificates of authenticity from each art centre. In 2010 a commemorative folio of original artworks …

  • The Alice : centre of the outback
# 13265

    # 13265

    The Alice : centre of the outback

    [Cover title]. Alice Springs, N.T. : Northern Territory Administration, 1972. Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with street map), staple bound, 20 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a very good copy. A guide for prospective residents, including sections on Aborigines; flora and faunahousing; employment; education; churches; community activities, etc.

  • De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta ab Societate Jesu. Ex M. Ricij ... Com̄entariis libri 5
Matteo RICCI, Jesuit.; Nicolas TRIGAULT
# 13351

    # 13134

    BICKFORD, James

    Christian work in Australasia:

    with notes on the settlement and progress of the colonies. London : published for the author at the Wesleyan Conference Office, 1878. Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (a little flecked), bookplate to front pastedown, pp. viii; 344, 16. Includes all states and New Zealand. 

  • The air scout : a story of national defence
STRANG, Herbert
# 12188

    # 12188

    STRANG, Herbert

    The air scout : a story of national defence

    /​ by Herbert Strang ; illustrated in colour by W.R.S. Stott. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. First edition. Large octavo, original pictorial cloth boards lettered in gilt, front pastedown with school prize certificate dated 1916, pp x, 431, illustrated with [10] full-page colour plates, maps, a fine copy.  A work of fiction for juvenile …

  • The Overlanders : a romance in film making ; echoing the heartbeat of Australia’s greatness.
BRITISH EMPIRE FILMS PTY. LTD.
# 12389

    # 12389

    BRITISH EMPIRE FILMS PTY. LTD.

    The Overlanders : a romance in film making ; echoing the heartbeat of Australia’s greatness.

    [Sydney : British Empire Films, Ltd.?, 1946?]. Small quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers (lightly creased), [16] pp, photographic illustrations throughout, including stills from the film, shooting on location in the Roper River region and portraits of the cast, led by Chips Rafferty and Daphne Campbell; internally clean and sound.

  • [ABORIGINES] The natives races of the Indian archipelago. Papuans.
EARL, George Windsor
# 12090

    # 12090

    EARL, George Windsor

    [ABORIGINES] The natives races of the Indian archipelago. Papuans.

    London : Hippolyte Bailliere, 1853. Octavo, original blind-stamped brick-red cloth boards (sunned and marked), spine lettered in gilt (softened at head and tail), hinges a little weak, [vi, advertisements], xiv, [iv, first and last pages blank], [folding chart of 'Specimens of Papuan and North Australian dialects'], 239, [1, advertisement] pp, illustrated with 2 small wood engravings …

  • Gillen’s diary : the camp jottings of F. J. Gillen on the Spencer and Gillen Expedition
GILLEN, F.J. (Francis James), 1855-1912
# 12023

    # 12023

    GILLEN, F.J. (Francis James), 1855-1912

    Gillen’s diary : the camp jottings of F. J. Gillen on the Spencer and Gillen Expedition

    across Australia, 1901-1902. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1968. First edition. Large octavo, original stiff wrappers (edges a little sunned), vi, 367 pp, illustrated with [73] pages of plates, a fine copy. Scarce. 

  • [MISSIONS] Nelen Yubu : no. 30, Autumn 1987.
# 11974

    # 11974

    [MISSIONS] Nelen Yubu : no. 30, Autumn 1987.

    Santa Teresa, N.T. : Nelen Yubu Missiological Unit, 1987. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers (lightly marked), 32 pp, a good copy.