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Some myths and legends of the Australian Aborigines / by W.E. [i.e. W.J.] Thomas
Bib ID 1850672
Format BookBook
Author
Thomas, W. J. (William Joseph)
 
Printer ([Melbourne] : Queen City Printers)
Description Melbourne : Whitcombe & Tombs, 1923 
75 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Whitcombe's story books ; no. 610.

Summary

About stars, animals, nature, firemaking, ancestral homes, bullroarer, fish (Lake Illawarra); the great flood, journey of Yoonecara (Kamilaroi); sun, tale of Wollondilly River, Whambeyan and Jenolan Caves.

Notes

Title later became no. 610 of Whitcombe's story books series.

For children.

One Library Muir copy accompanied by three newspaper clippings about aboriginal myths and legends.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 7333

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Religion -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Stories and motifs - Animals.  |  Stories and motifs - Flood.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Stories and motifs - Sun.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbows.  |  Stories and motifs - Stars.  |  Jenolan (Blue Mountains NSW SI56-05)  |  Lake Illawarra / Windang (NSW S Coast SI56-09)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)
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