# 38893

WALLIS, Arthur E.

[NEW GUINEA] The cruise of the “Ellengowan”. (Presentation copy)

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Sydney : New Century Press, 1924. First edition, special issue. Octavo (175 x 120 mm), brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering and device to upper board (light flecking to lower board); a presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free-endpaper: ‘To my friend “Joe” Butler, with the author’s compliments. A. E. Wallis. Mar/25’; pp. 141, [1 advertisement]; occasional foxing, pages browned (as is typical for this book), otherwise a clean and sound copy.

A first-hand account of a voyage to New Guinea from Sydney in 1892, made in a schooner previously owned by the LMS.