Aboriginal Words and Place Names
by A. W. Reed
Rigby, 1977, ISBN 0727003615, black and white illustrations, paperback
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners inscription on half title page, foxing to endpapers, uncreased spine (see photographs)
“This is the first combined edition of Aboriginal Words and Aboriginal Place Names, both compiled by A. W. Reed.
Aboriginal Words is a compendium of words used by Aboriginal tribes with their meanings, as well as an English-Aboriginal section which is useful for those who wish to choose names for houses, boats, etc.
Aboriginal Place Names is a comprehensive collection of names and their derivations from all parts of Australia. The book also includes a section giving English words and their Aboriginal translations, as well as an appendix of present day names with earlier Aboriginal names.”