Publisher: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington etc, 1936. Hardback, 400 pages, no dustjacket. Cover, in green cloth boards with black titling to spine and green over black titling to front, is in fair to good condition commensurate with age with fading and some foxing marks to spine, a little fading in places to boards and a little shelfwera and tanning to edges. Internally the book is in tight, generally clean condition commensurate with age with no creases or significant marks. Inscriptions on front endpaper (dated 1936) and a little tanning to endpapers plus some light foxing spots here and there throughout the book and foxing spots to page block edges. Surface tear and some rippling to rear endpaper. Otherwise, text pages generally clean and bright and binding is firm and tight. An unusual adventure story with Maori interest set in New Zealand of the early 20th century (book first published in 1914).