Scott, Bill DARKNESS UNDER THE HILLS
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Oxford University Press 1980 0195542746 / 9780195542745 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
(v), + 176pp., intext b/white sketch illustrations by A.M. Hicks. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (Mike Lyons), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and pressure-marked on rear panel. 'Darkness Under the Hills' continues the adventures of Boori, a young Aboriginal warrior and magician who lived long ago, after the Dreamtime. Boori receives a message from Ganba, the Great One, that an evil spirit called Rakasha has entered the land of the Aboriginal people. Boori and his companions Jaree and the spirit dog Dingo journey north to confront the evil . . . Contents include: Prelims., 14 chapters, How to Pronounce the Names, Glossary. Book weight approx. 395g.