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A Trip Round the World by an Australian Native by Herbert H. Wettenhall

A Trip Round the World by an Australian Native by Herbert H. Wettenhall

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A Trip Round the World by an Australian Native

by Herbert H. Wettenhall

T. C. Lothian, 1907, [Signed], black and white photographs, staple bound paperback

Very Good Condition, SIGNED gift inscription from author on front flyleaf a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, small tears at spine, minor creasing to front flyleaf and front cover (see photographs)

“In offering this work to the reader, its author does not claim to be anything beyond fairly correct – in many cases not even that.  The work is simply the result of a holiday trip, during which the author gathered as much information for the benefit of his country and of himself as he could in the short time at his disposal.
It may be as well to give the reader an idea of the kind of glasses through which the author saw things.  He was a hard-working country (or “bush”) man, having put in about eighteen years at station management, including extensive agricultural and pastoral work.  Education, in every branch we know of in Australia, is keenly followed, and, finding that what little he had to relate was eagerly accepted, he decided to put before the reading public the rough notes of his journey...”

 

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