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Detail of front cover of EARTH'S CREATION - The Paintings of Emily Kame Kngwarreye (diggins1p 150/206  DORI01)
Diggins, Lauraine. EARTH'S CREATION. The Paintings of Emily Kame Kngwarreye. BNo. 0-9587627-5-9. First Edition, 1998 (pb). Pp: 16; 295mm x 210mm; 0.15kg. 10 col. Acknowledgments, end notes. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Malakoff Fine Art Press, Caulfield, Victoria, 1998. (This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of Emily Kame Kngwarreye paintings during October and November 1998) (Keywords: Contemporary painting, Australia, Aboriginal, Utopia, batik, Body paint, Wild Potato Dreaming).
Book Code: M287 AU$20
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Detail of wrapper  -  GWION GWION  -   Ngarjno Ungudman Banggal Nyawarra. (doring01p 180/245  DORI01)
Doring, Jeff & Sally Bald. GWION GWION. Ngarjno Ungudman Banggal Nyawarra. BNo. 3-8290-4060-1. First Edition, 2000. Pp: 336; 290mm x 245mm; 1.90kg. Num col. Preface, narratives, songs, glossary. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Konemann Verlagsgesellscaft mbH, Koln, 2000. (The text is in three languages: English, German and French. This book is about the secret and sacred pathways of the Ngarinyin Aboriginal people of North-West Australia) (Keywords: Rock paintings, engravings, culture, North Western Australia, Aboriginal, Jillinya, Wanjina).
Book Code: N067 AU$30
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Detail of wrap - KUNWINJKU ART - From Injalak 1991 - 1992  (dyer01p  190/262  DYER01)
Dyer, Christine Adrian (editor). KUNWINJKU ART FROM INJALAK 1991-1992. The John W. Kluge Commission. BNo.0-646-15264-5. Second Edition 1995 (1994) (pb). Pp: 155; 295mm x 210mm; 0.77kg. 71 col, 2 maps. Preface, endnotes, further reading, biographies, contributors. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Museum Art International Pty Ltd, North Adelaide, 1994. (This book presents forty-five paintings that depict important Dreamings that are of great significance to the Kunwinjku people of western Arnhem Land) (Keywords: Anthropology, paintings, Australia, Aboriginal, Arnhem Land, Nganjmirra).
Book Code: K458 SOLD - now out of stock AU$55
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Detail of front cover of NANGARA - the australian aboriginal art exhibition (volume 1)  (ebes3p  180/247  EBES03)
Ebes, Hank et al. NANGARA - the Australian Aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes Collection. (pb). Volume 1 - The Text and Volume 2 - The Catalogue. BNo. 1-876167-00-9. First Edition 1996 (pb). Pp: 100, 195; 305mm x 240mm; 1.66kg. 400 col, 43 b/w, 3 maps. Introduction, biographies, glossary, further reading. Very good copies with soft covers in. Wrps: vg. The Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings, Melbourne, 1996. (Volume 1 contains seminal essays by Geoffrey Bardon (The Dreamtime and Art of the Western Desert), Bob Edwards (Art of Arnhem Land) and Dick Kimber (Mosaics you can move). Volume 2 contains colour photographs of Aboriginal paintings of artists such as Johnny Warangkula, Anatjari Tjakamarra, Pansy Napangati, Rover Thomas, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri and many others) (Keywords: Contemporary, bark, paintings, Australia, Aboriginal, Western Desert, Anmatyerre, Kimberley, Arnhem Land).
Book Code: R482 AU$195
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Detail of cover - ABORIGINAL BARK PAINTINGS -  Arnhem Land, Australia. (edwards02p 160/210 EDWA02)
Edwards, Robert & Bruce Guerin. ABORIGINAL BARK PAINTINGS. Arnhem Land, Australia. BNo. 0-85179-459-9. Reprint Edition, 1976 (1969). Pp: (32); 250mm x 190mm; 0.37kg. 32 col, 1 map. Foreword by F.D. McCarthy. A very good hardback copy with illustrated boards. Cvr: vg (minor wear on cvr). Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1976. (Twenty four bark paintings are illustrated together with a description of the manner in which they are prepared) (Keywords: Ethnology, art, Australia, Aboriginal, western Arnhem Land, Croker Island, Milingimbi, Oenpelli, Groote Eylandt).
Book Code: Q326 AU$18
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Detail of cover - AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL ART - The art of the Alligator Rivers region,  Northern Territory. (edwards05p 150/201 EDWA05)
Edwards, Robert. AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL ART. The art of the Alligator Rivers region, Northern Territory. BNo. 0-85575-106-1. First Edition, 1979. Pp: xii, 202; 240mm x 180mm; 0.73kg. 45 col & b/w, 2 maps. Introduction, acknowledgments, summary, references. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg, dw: vg. Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1979. (This book covers the wealth of Aboriginal rock art to be found in the "galleries" of the vast Alligator Rivers region of the Northern Territory. There are chapters on rock art regions, the significance of rock paintings, the antiquity of rock art and factors leading to the deterioration of paintings) (Keywords: ethnology, tribal, Oenpelli, Kakadu, Polychrome X-ray, Monochrome Mimi, Arnhem Land, Inagurdurwil, Namarakain, Namaran).
Book Code: N755 AU$36
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Detail of wrap of  DON'T ASK FOR STORIES - The Women from Ernabella and Their Art (eickelkamp1p 150/191 EICK01)
Eickelkamp, Ute. DON'T ASK FOR STORIES. The Women from Ernabella and Their Art. BNo.0-85575-310-2. First Edition, 1999 (pb). Pp: xv, 88; 270mm x 210mm; 0.40kg. 11 col, 71 b/w, 22 fig, 3 maps. List of contributors, compiler's note, glossary of terms. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 1999. (This collection of histories, in both written and illustrative form, from both the women and men of Ernabella, in northern South Australia, tells the story of the interaction between white and black women that lead to the establishment and development of a significant school of Australian art, Ernabella Arts Inc, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1998) (Keywords: Contemporary art, Central Australia, Aboriginal, Ernabella, textile, batiks).
Book Code: R057 AU$36
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Detail of wrap of AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL ART - The Louis A. Allen Collection  (elsasser1p  160/176  ELSA01
Elsasser, A.B. & V. Paul (text). AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL ART. Louis A. Allen Collection. BNo. n/a. First Edition 1969 (pb). Pp: ii, 18p; 235mm x 215mm; 0.10kg. 29 b/w, 1 map. Acknowledgements, selected reading, notes. A very good paperback copy. Staple binding. Wrp: vg. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1969. (An exhibition of the Louis Allen Collection of barkpaintings, stone Tjurunga and figures from Northern Australia) (Keywords: Milingimbi, Yirrkalla, Kimberley, Groote Eylandt, Oenpelli, Melville Island, Aranda).
Book Code: Q223 AU$25
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