The Dreamtime is one of the greatest Australian publishing successes. The first edition was published in 1965, and fifteen impressions were issued to meet the constant demand. This is the first electronic edition.
The original concept of the paintings was developed by an association between Ainslie Roberts and Charles Mountford. Mr Roberts had made extensive painting tours through remote outback regions, and Mr Mountford, of course, is well known for his anthropological work among the Aboriginal peoples. including Nomads of the Australian Desert.
Other books in the series include Dreamtime Heritage, Shadows in the Mist, The First Sunrise and The Dawn of Time.