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Author Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979.

Title Man tracks : with the mounted police in Australian wilds / by Ion L. Idriess
Edition Fourth edition
Published Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1935


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 W'PONDS  363.280994 Idr  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents Includes: I. Half-caste Joe -- II. Joe's last stand -- The desert -- IV. The black camel -- V. The silence of the hills -- VI. The ivory witness -- VII. The phantom rider -- VIII. "You no talk!" -- IX. Jacarrie -- X. Jacarrie's last fight -- XI. Where the prospector sleeps -- XII. The tale of the tracks -- XIII. Seeking moodoorish -- XIV. The night attack -- Xv. Graham's second bullet -- XVI. A race against time -- XVII. Nemarluk -- XVIII. The "Black intelligence" -- XIX. Under the milkwood-tree -- XX. Seeking the tracks of Nemarluk -- XXI. Nemarluk's visiting card -- XXII. Crossing the Victoria -- XXIII. The trap in Nemarluk's camp -- XXIV. Two traps for Nemarluk -- XXV. The crocodiles and the raft -- XXVI. Marboo -- XXVII. The Boadecia of Arnhem Land -- XXVIII. King Wongo's spearmen -- XXIX. The attack of the Japanese -- XXX. Tiger XXXI. The capture of Nemarluk -- XXXII. The sea wanderers -- XXXIII. The death of Mc Coll -- XXXIV. The law of the Assagai -- XXXV. The escape of Nemarluk -- XXXVI. Bul-Bul mistrusts Chugulla -- XXXVII. The arrest of Tiger -- XXXVIII. The lone patrol -- XXXIX. The flight of Nemarluk -- XI. The arrest of Nemarluk
Summary Stories from the patrols of the mounted police northwest and Central Australia; p.139ff; Concerns tribal warfare among Arnhem Land Aborigines Balamoomoos, Yetibah tribe (Groote Eylandt); murders of patrol men and traders, various episodes concerning leading Aborigines - (Neumarluk, Clara, Tiger, etc.)
Notes From the collection of Aldo Paladin
Subject Banjo (Dog)
Half-caste Joe
Sandamara, -1897.
King Wongo
Major, died 1908
Marboo (Musician)
Aboriginal Australians -- Crimes -- Anecdotes
Criminals -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Mounted police -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Police, Rural -- Australia.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.