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The Booandik Tribe of South Australian Aborigines: A Sketch of their Habits, Customs, Legends and Language

$600.00 inc GST

By Mrs James Smith [Christina]

Rare account of early missionaries in the South-East of South Australia

Out of stock

Description

  • Also includes An account of the efforts made by Mr. and Mrs. James Smith to Christianise and Civilise them.
  • Rare first printing [E. Spiller, Government Printer, Adelaide, 1880]
  • Original printed papered boards with leather spine; extremities rubbed, paper cover a little chipped, minor marking, watermarks to rear cover, hinged cracked, small tape marks to rear inside cover; a very good copy
  • Alternative tribe spellings include Bungandidj, Buandig or Boandik
  • Includes chapter on Superstitions, Witchcraft, Etc and a serviceable vocabulary