THE ROAD TO MOWANJUM

By: McKenzie, Maisie

Price: $57.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


viii, + 294pp. Two intext, line-drawn maps, plus unpaginated b/white halftone plates, including frontispiece, throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain, ochre-coloured, original cloth boards minimally shelfworn only. Textblock lightly tanned, else unmarked. Sepia, photographically-illustrated (facsimile text on rear panel), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, and colour-faded title (text still legible) on spine. 'The Road To Mowanjum' is the story of an Aboriginal mission begun in 1912 by the Rev. Robert Wilson for the benefit of the local Aboriginal communities - the Worora, Ngarinjin, and Wunambul tribes of Derby, Western Australia. Contents include: Prelims., 21 chapters. Acks. Index. Book weight approx. 575g.

Title: THE ROAD TO MOWANJUM

Author Name: McKenzie, Maisie

Categories: Australian Local History, Australiana, Australian Aboriginal History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1969

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good+

Size: 8vo - (approx. 22cm x 14.25cm)

Seller ID: 013870

Keywords: Aboriginal History, Australia, Derby (Western Australia), Aboriginal Missions, History, Anthropology, Worora People, McKenzie, Maisie (1916-2015}