Extracts from Ethnological Studies Amongst the North West Central Aborigines (Archaeology Papers No. 7)
30cm x 21cm. [i], 10 pages. Lettered saddle-stapled wrappers.
Walter Edmund Roth (1861-1933) was a physician, anthropologist, and the first Northern Protector of Aboriginals. As an administrator Roth worked tirelessly for the betterment of aboriginal rights against colonial and political forces, though controversy, including “payment” to take photographs of sexual positions for anthropological reasons, hounded him to resignation.
Previous owner’s stamp. Near Fine Condition.