The Native Tribes Of South Australia


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The Native Tribes Of South Australia: WOODS, J.D. (Ed)

Published by E.S. Wigg & Son, Adelaide, 1879.

This is the first collation of these publications, which were already scarce items.
Our copy goes beyond even this obviously noteworthy importance in that it has the bookplate of renowned anthropologist Frederic Wood Jones (author of numerous books & papers; University of Adelaide lecturer and founder of the Anthropological Society of South Australia among numerous other posts) and further provenance brought it to be owned by Wing Commander Alan Rawlinson.

The Narrinyeri by the Rev. George Taplin;
The Adelaide Tribe by Dr. Wyatt, J.P.;
The Encounter Bay Tribe by the Rev. A. Meyer;
The Port Lincoln Tribe by the Rev. C.W. Schurmann;
The Dieyerie Tribe by S. Gason; [and]
Vocabulary Of Woolner District Dialect (NorthernTerritory) by John Wm. Ogilvie Bennett.
With an introductory chapter by J.D. Woods