Captain Tatham of Tatham Island

TitleCaptain Tatham of Tatham Island
Year for Search1909
AuthorsWallace, [Richard Horatio] Edgar(1875-1932)
Tertiary AuthorsWallace, Edgar
Date Published1909
PublisherGale & Polden
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Mostly an adventure novel, but includes a vague plan for turning an isolated island into a eutopia. Some discussion of alternative ideas.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. with an added first chapter “The Genesis of the History” as The Island of Galloping Gold. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1916; which was rpt. as Eve’s Island. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1926. 

Title Note

Cover title reads Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Commission on the Rebellion and Cession of Tatham Island, together with One Map. Presented to the Parliament of the Tatham Island Republic by the Command of the President. 

Rpt. with an added first chapter as The Island of Galloping Gold. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1916; which was rpt. as Eve’s Island. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1926. 

Holding Institutions

HRC

Author Note

The author (1875-1932) was born in England and died in Hollywood.

Full Text

1909 Wallace, [Richard Horatio] Edgar (1875-1932). Captain Tatham of Tatham Island. London: Gale & Polden. Cover title reads Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Commission on the Rebellion and Cession of Tatham Island, together with One Map. Presented to the Parliament of the Tatham Island Republic by the Command of the President. Rpt. with an added first chapter “The Genesis of the History” as The Island of Galloping Gold. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1916; which was rpt. as Eve’s Island. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1926. HRC

Mostly an adventure novel, but includes a vague plan for turning an isolated island into a eutopia. Some discussion of alternative ideas. The author was born in England and died in Hollywood.