First edition. 8vo. pp. x, 162, 32 (pubs. ads.); folding map frontis.; very good in the original plum cloth, gilt, faded on spine. A presentation copy “From the Editor”.
Hoppe 2. Butler’s first book based on his letters from New Zealand in 1859, where briefly he had become a sheep farmer; the book was edited by his father. Butler himself always disliked the book, and never allowed a reprint, despite its out-of-print popularity in his lifetime.
Author Butler, Samuel.
Binding Hardback, original cloth, gilt
Publisher London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green
Condition Sunned on spine.
Pages pp. x, 162, 32 (pubs. ads.)