“Native Legends”. David Unaipon, Australian.
“Native Legends”
“Native Legends”
“Native Legends”
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“Native Legends”

1929. Letterpress booklet with process screen illustrations, 15pp, 21.6 x 13.8cm. Minor stains and crinkles overall, foxing, paper loss, tears, creases and old tape to loose cover.

Text on title page includes “Hunkin, Ellis & King, Ltd., Printers and Publishers, Pirie Street, Adelaide.” The book cover features a portrait of David Unaipon.

Native Legends was David Unaipon’s first book. Unaipon was a well-known Indigenous Australian of the Ngarrindjeri people, a preacher, inventor and the first Indigenous Australian writer to be published. Unaipon’s contribution to Australian society helped to break many Indigenous Australian stereotypes. Unaipon is depicted on the fifty dollar note. Ref: ADB; Wiki.

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Item #CL174-127

Price (AUD): $550.00  Other currencies

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