More Australian Legendary Tales. Collected from Various Tribes .. with Introduction by Andrew Lang. K. Langloh PARKER.
More Australian Legendary Tales. Collected from Various Tribes .. with Introduction by Andrew Lang
More Australian Legendary Tales. Collected from Various Tribes .. with Introduction by Andrew Lang
More Australian Legendary Tales. Collected from Various Tribes .. with Introduction by Andrew Lang

More Australian Legendary Tales. Collected from Various Tribes .. with Introduction by Andrew Lang

London, David Nutt, 1898 [first edition].

Octavo, xxiv (last blank), 104, 16 (publisher's illustrated catalogue) pages with 6 'illustrations by a native artist' (now known to be Tommy McRae).

Dark green-pictorial light green cloth, all edges uncut; covers a little sunned and marked; a small mark to the leading edge (with subsequent marks to the outside edges of several leaves); a few slight fingermarks; a very good copy.

Inscribed on the flyleaf 'J.I. Newland from the Author, Victor Harbour'; Jane Isabella Newland was the wife of Simpson Newland, and Katie Langloh Parker was his niece. His surname signature appears on the half-title. Andrew Lang has written a seven-page introduction. The companion volume to 'Australian Legendary Tales' (1896), which is advertised (with one of its illustrations) on page 12 of the bound-in publisher's catalogue as 'An Australian Jungle-Book'. Muir 5712 (incorrectly calling for xv preliminaries).

Item #99715

Price: $400.00