Wanderings in Wild Australia (2 Volumes)


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    First Edition.

    22cm x 14cm. xxviii, xiv, 930 pages, [2] advertisements, 574 figures on plates and in the text, 16 colour plates, 4 folding maps, 2 volumes (continuous pagination). Original green cloth, gilt lettering, gilt top edge, no jackets.

    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.

    Very minor wear and discolouration to spines. Minor blemish to edges of cloth on volume 1. Near Fine Condition.

    $650.00 AUD

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