London: Robt. A Thompson & Co. Published 1901, 8vo, full tree calf, heavily gilt decorated spine, red spine label, 354 pp, frontispiece and some illustrations, lightest wear, still near fine, old 1912 inscription to first blank. One of Australia's first writers to gain fame in Europe and Great Britain, although his verse now is considered mediocre, with the wikipedia author calling some lines of Ashtaroth 'almost unbelievably bad.'. Near Fine.