First Edition. Signed and Inscribed by author to half title page and verso of front free endpaper, in which he states he copies out two verses he likes best, “as they best express Australia,” as well as stating ‘the few remaining copies of / this edition of 1000.../were slightly damaged...” Author was a journalist and writer from New Zealand. Octavo, off white cloth with gilt lettering and illustration to spine. Very Good to Near Fine with modest soiling to cloth, yellowing to endpapers, discreet number paste to front inside cover. Lacking dustjacket.