1936 Stone-Age Bushmen of To-Day: Life and Adventures Among a Tribe of Savages in North-Western Australia
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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
First edition. Illustrated throughout with 16 plates and one map. Collated complete. This work reviews the land, languages, and every day life of the Worrorra or Worora people in North-Western Australia. An Aboriginal Australian tribe known as coastal people. Including chapters on kangaroo killing, cannibalism, and sacred ceremonies. Written by James Robert Beattie Love, a Presbyterian clergyman who became a major authority on the Worrorra people of the Kimberley region. He played an important role in tending to the Aboriginal communities under his care.
In the original green cloth binding. Externally, smart with light rubbing and shelf wear to the extremities. Slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with light age toning to the endpapers. Frontispiece has come loose but remains clean and tidily slotted into the book.
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