A JOURNEY TO LAKE TAUPO AND AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TALES AND SKETCHES. Percy Russell.

A JOURNEY TO LAKE TAUPO AND AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TALES AND SKETCHES. London and Melbourne: E. A. Petherick & Co., n.d. [1889]. Octavo, original bevel-edged olive green cloth, advertisements printed on endpapers. First edition. Four tales (all but one of novelette length) plus half a dozen nonfiction sketches. Stories of adventure down under, hidden treasure, exotic landscape. An intercalated document, "An Austral Theocracy," is a call for governmental social engineering. Not in Miller. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#114071).

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