Across Australia (2 Volumes)

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    First Edition.

    22cm x 14cm. xiv, xvii, 516 pages, 365 figures (on 206 plates, 7 in colour), 2 folding maps, black and white illustrations in the text, 2 volumes (continuous pagination). Original red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration.

    Spencer and Gillen’s expeditions between 1875 and 1912 marked the beginning of modern anthropological fieldwork in Australia. They amassed an enormous collection of notebooks, films, audio recordings, illustrations, and photographs which are well represented throughout.

    Minor discolouration to spine. Slight insect damage to board edges, mostly fore-edges. Minor foxing. Very minor pencil marginalia. Very Good Condition.

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