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The Little Black Princess of the Never-Never : Mrs Gunn : Aboriginal Girl Story

The Little Black Princess of the Never-Never : Mrs Gunn : Aboriginal Girl Story

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THE LITTLE BLACK PRINCESS OF THE NEVER-NERVER

By Mrs Aeneas Gunn

Published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, undated, circa 1928. Hardback with pictorial cloth binding, 8vo, 107 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs.

A good copy. The binding is good. Pages good throughout. Some small marks to title page and small neat inscription to front endpaper.

The Little Black Princess of the Never-Never Land is a 1905 children's novel by the Australian author Jeannie Gunn.

The book is an account of the early life of a small Aboriginal girl who took refuge with Mrs Gunn for a short time in 1902. The child is named Bett-Bett in the novel, and is based on the experiences of a young Dolly Bolson. at Elsey Station. The young Dolly was said by Mrs Gunn in 1937 to have been a niece of Ibimel Wooloomool, who she described as "the King or Chief of the Elsey River tribes".
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