Poenamo. Sketches of the Early Days of New Zealand. Romance and Reality of Antipodean Life in the Infancy of a New Colony.
London: William and Norgate, 1881. 8vo, original gilt-lettered green cloth. xii, 359, 8(catalogue) pp. Mounted photographic frontispiece portrait, folding map. Minor wear to covers, frontispiece page slightly wrinkled, a very good copy. First published edition of this memoir on the early days of the British colonization of New Zealand. These reminiscences were originally printed privately for the author's children. The frontispiece consists of a photograph of the original edition, which looks similar to this copy, save for a portrait of the author on the front cover.
(Item Id: 5996)