Myths of the Munkan

McConnel, Ursula


Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Place Published: Melbourne
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1957
Illustrator: b&w plates/text illustrations
Size: 8vo

Study of the myths and belief system of the Munkan of Cape York peninsula; The Moon of the Morning Star, The Oyster and the Shark, The Bony Bream and his Sister the Mangrove Woman, The Frog and the Fly, The Tiger Shark and his Wife the Small Shark, The Curlew, The Man who made Fire, Min Monti the Jabiru, and more; 6 full-page b&w plates, numerous b&w text drawings, illustrated endpapers; mild foxing to title pages, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper lightly edgeworn and rubbed, lightly tanned to spine, small worn patch to head of spine, o.w. G-VG.

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