THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONT. As Told by Himself. With Forty-six Illustrations
Edition: First of this edition
London: Heinemann, 1899. First of the Heinmann's Colonial Library edition. Octavo, red cloth lettered in black, endpaper ads. pp xx, 396, (12, ads). Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and other illustrations included in pagination. Yellowing to page edges and text; book a little leaned; rear inner hinge partially cracked but firm; short tear to fore margin of a few leaves near centre (no text affected); else a near fine, bright & tight unworn copy, no owner names. Gren, "after spending many years in Australia, contributed in 1898 to the 'WIDE WORLD MAGAZINE' articles relating a number of fantastic adventures, mostly imaginary, among the Australian aborigines. He is said to have betrayed himself by writing about a 'flight of wombats.'" - The Oxford Companion to English Literature.