The life-history of Captain William Jackson Barry, who arrived in New South Wales in 1829. Barry takes liberties with the truth of his circumstances and embellishes his colourful life. Includes gold prospecting in New Zealand, and biographical sketches of prominent figures. THIS COPY has a signed presentation inscription in India ink to the frontispiece portrait, dated 1897. There are some minor pencil strokes in page margins.
McKee and Gamble, Wellington, 1897. Hardback with no dust jacket. 253 pages. SECONDHAND