THE SAVAGE QUEEN: A Romance of the Natives of Van Dieman's Land
Edition: First Edition
London: F.V. White, 1891. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in brown and black, spine gilt lettered, black endpapers. pp (xii), 324. Minor wear to spine tips and outer corners; short tear to front free endpaper; 1891 pencil inscription on verso of front free endpaper; slight foxing to first few leaves; small brown spot to fore margin of 7 leaves near middle; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; about a VG copy otherwise, still attractive. This Scottish author, who lived for a time in Australia and England, wrote at least 45 novels. This one is set in Tasmania in the year 1813. Scarce.