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The dreamtime : Australian Aboriginal myths in paintings / by Ainslie Roberts ; with text by Charles P. Mountford. (1970)

Authors: Roberts, Ainslie, 1911-1993., Mountford, Charles P. (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976.
Publisher:Adelaide : Rigby,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 117 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 74 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Dreamtime : Australian Aboriginal myths
Author:
  • Roberts, Ainslie, 1911-1993.
Edition:
  • [Rev. ed.]
Physical Description:
  • 79 pages : coloured illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
  • Boora the pelican
  • The first kangaroo
  • The sun-woman and the moon-man
  • The wedge-tailed eagle, the white cockatoo, and the blanket lizard
  • Yirbaik-baik and her dogs
  • The origin of fire
  • Goolagaya and the white dingo
  • The death of Jinini
  • The men of the Milky Way
  • Koobor the drought-maker
  • The banishment of the cuckoos
  • Tiddalik the flood-maker
  • The storms of the willy-wagtail
  • Purupriki and the flying foxes
  • Tirlta and the flowers of blood
  • Bima the curlew
  • The numbakulla and the first aborigines
  • The frogs and the sound of wind
  • Mangowa and the round lakes
  • Inua's ladder
  • The seven emu sisters
  • The lightning-man Wala-undayua
  • The Woma snake-man
  • Wuluwait the boatman of the dead
  • Mirram and Wareen the hunters
  • The creation of the eagle and the crow
  • The frog-woman, quork-quork, and her family
  • The mopaditis and the black cockatoos
  • The transformation of Parabruma
  • Ulamina and the stolen canoe
  • The native cat, the owl, and the eagle
  • The bailer shells, the dolphins, and the tiger-shark.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Spine title: Dreamtime : Australian Aboriginal myths.
  • First published 1965; revised in full colour, 1970.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0851790259
Dewey Number:
  • 398.2/‚Äč0994
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 24067309
  • 24067309
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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