Savage Life in Central Australia

HORNE, George A. and AISTON, G.

147901 Macmillan and Co. Limited (London, 1924) 9" x 6", original blue/green buckram, gilt vignette of an Aborigine on the upper board, with the F.G. Coles bookplate tipped-in, 48 leaves of plates and a foldout map, all in fine condition. 1924 first edition, a collaborative work which describes Horne's visits to the Lake Eyre district, where Aiston was protector, and which draws on Aiston's twenty years experience as a mounted trooper among the desert tribes. One of the classic early scientific accounts of Aboriginal life in Central Australia. $850.00AUD
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