A Straight-out Man. F.W. Albrecht and Central Australian Aborigines

Carlton, Melbourne University Press, 1992.

Octavo, xviii, 313 pages with 2 maps plus 31 plates.

Papered boards; an excellent copy with the excellent, slightly creased, dustwrapper.

Presentation copy, signed and warmly inscribed by the author to Dr Les Grope. The Reverend Dr Leslie Bernhard Grope (1920-2018), Lutheran Church of Australia President Emeritus, 'who served in the role now known as LCA bishop from 1972 until his retirement in 1987' (LCA obituary). A newspaper cutting, a review of the book, is loosely inserted. Pastor Albrecht was in charge of Hermannsburg Mission from 1926 to the early 1950s; he played a key role in the life and art of Albert Namatjira.

Item #115833

Price: $50.00