Item #138463 An Australian Youth among Desert Aborigines. Journal of an Expedition among the Aborigines of Central Australia. With an Introduction by Charles P. Mountford. Lauri E. SHEARD.
An Australian Youth among Desert Aborigines. Journal of an Expedition among the Aborigines of Central Australia. With an Introduction by Charles P. Mountford
An Australian Youth among Desert Aborigines. Journal of an Expedition among the Aborigines of Central Australia. With an Introduction by Charles P. Mountford
An Australian Youth among Desert Aborigines. Journal of an Expedition among the Aborigines of Central Australia. With an Introduction by Charles P. Mountford
An Australian Youth among Desert Aborigines. Journal of an Expedition among the Aborigines of Central Australia. With an Introduction by Charles P. Mountford

An Australian Youth among Desert Aborigines. Journal of an Expedition among the Aborigines of Central Australia. With an Introduction by Charles P. Mountford

Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia, 1964 [first and only edition].

Quarto, [iv], 123 pages with a few illustrations plus 19 plates and a folding map.

Cloth lightly marked and scuffed; top edge a little foxed; free endpapers lightly tanned; an excellent copy.

Lauri Sheard accompanied Charles Mountford as his assistant on an Adelaide University Field Expedition to Ernabella, the Musgraves, Mann Ranges, Ayers Rock and Mt Olga in June-October 1940. He was eighteen at the time; he died in an air crash on active service over New Guinea in 1942.

We have previously handled a copy with a loosely-inserted printed note from the publisher: 'Appendices 2 and 3, which are referred to in the Journal have not been included. They were incomplete at the time of Mr Sheard's death'.

Item #138463

Price (AUD): $180.00