London: F.V. White & Co., 1896. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo, original pictorial green cloth stamped in black on front cover, titled in gilt on spine. 296 pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard & title page vignette by Nisbet. Early ink inscription on verso of half-title leaf "Ian Baillie / Present from Captain Colt"; recipient's small ink name & dated (8-5-07) on front endpaper and upper corner of title page; a fine, bright copy. Fine. Item #302619
¶ Adventure novel set amongst the Maori of New Zealand. Australian author. Some minor supernatural passages.