The Feathered Serpent; The Mythological Genesis and recreative ritual of the aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia ; the Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr and Leagulawulmirree tribes at Milingimbi ; the Murinbata and Djamunjun tribes of Port Keats ; the Djaunan and Ngalarkan tribes at the Roper River ; and the Arranda, Luritja and Pitjantjara tribes of the Centre ; chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson. Roland ROBINSON.
The Feathered Serpent; The Mythological Genesis and recreative ritual of the aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia ; the Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr and Leagulawulmirree tribes at Milingimbi ; the Murinbata and Djamunjun tribes of Port Keats ; the Djaunan and Ngalarkan tribes at the Roper River ; and the Arranda, Luritja and Pitjantjara tribes of the Centre ; chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson.
The Feathered Serpent; The Mythological Genesis and recreative ritual of the aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia ; the Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr and Leagulawulmirree tribes at Milingimbi ; the Murinbata and Djamunjun tribes of Port Keats ; the Djaunan and Ngalarkan tribes at the Roper River ; and the Arranda, Luritja and Pitjantjara tribes of the Centre ; chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson.

The Feathered Serpent; The Mythological Genesis and recreative ritual of the aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia ; the Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr and Leagulawulmirree tribes at Milingimbi ; the Murinbata and Djamunjun tribes of Port Keats ; the Djaunan and Ngalarkan tribes at the Roper River ; and the Arranda, Luritja and Pitjantjara tribes of the Centre ; chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson.

Sydney: Edwards & Shaw, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [iv] xvi [2] 87 [88] : 4 colour embossed plates : 13 line engravings : map showing tribal boundaries : foreword by T.G.H. Strehlow : 'C.M.S. Aboriginal Handcrafts and Curios' pamphlet loosely inserted : apricot paper boards with grey spine : price clipped red dust jacket illustrated with detail of serpent : inscribed in ink on half-title page ''In memory of a Happy Christmas....1959..''

Rubbing to edge of front board; head and tail of spine gently pushed; some wear to dust jacket including 3cm open tear to front at head and 4cm closed tear to back. Good / fair. Item #2140

Roland Robinson (1912-1992) was an Irish born Australian writer and poet.

Price: $65.00

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