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Australian Aboriginal Stone Implements by Frederick D. McCarthy

Australian Aboriginal Stone Implements by Frederick D. McCarthy

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Australian Aboriginal Stone Implements

Including Bone, Shell and Tooth Implements

by Frederick D. McCarthy

The Australian Museum Trust, 1976, [Second Edition - Revised], black and white photographic plates throughout, black and white illustrations, paperback

Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners inscription on title page, a little scuffing and discolouration to covers and spine (see photographs)

“Since the white man settled in Australia, farmers, pastoralists, station-hands and others have collected stone implements out of curiosity.  The majority of these people have picked up the larger artifacts – millstones, axes and cyclons in particular – which are now rarely found on the surface campsites.  Many of these implements have found their way not various museums, some into private collections, others have been discarded and lost.  Interested residents in many country areas are now building up collections in their districts...”


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