Crusts. A Settler's Fare due South.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1874. 8vo, original deep red cloth, backstrip and front cover lettered and pictorially decorated in black and gilt. Frontispiece, folding map, and eleven plates. [v], 234, 48(catalogue) pp. Backstrip chipped at head and foot; closed tears at folds of map; occasional foxing; nonetheless an attractive copy. First Edition. Inscribed "Thomas Rowley from the Author / 1874" at top of title-page. A series of sketches of life as a settler and rancher in New Zealand, with pleasant cartoonish illustrations. Humor, pathos, and lots of adventure.
(Item Id: 5895)