"A Trip to Mars: An 'Awful Venture,' A Curious Message. Being a copy of a circular addressed to the inhabitants of this world, by Mr. H.V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars. Reprinted from the Wellington A1 and New Zealand Tit-Bits"

Title"A Trip to Mars: An 'Awful Venture,' A Curious Message. Being a copy of a circular addressed to the inhabitants of this world, by Mr. H.V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars. Reprinted from the Wellington A1 and New Zealand Tit-Bits"
Year for Search1901
AuthorsT[orrens], J[ohn] M.
Tertiary AuthorsMundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars, Mr. H. V. [pseud.], and T[orrens], J. M.
Secondary TitleA Trip to Mars: An "Awful Venture," A Curious Message. Being a copy of a circular addressed to the inhabitants of this world, by Mr. H.V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars
Volume / EditionCover says 2nd ed.
Pagination1-24
Date Published1901
PublisherWilson and Horton
Place PublishedAuckland, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Male author
Annotation

Detailed eutopia in which people are naturally good.

Additional Publishers

The 1st ed. of the book was entitled A Song of Auckland and does not include “A Trip to Mars.” The 3rd ed. of the book is entitled A Visit to Mars: How I Got There: How Long I Stayed: What I Saw: How I Got Back by Albert Robertson [pseud.] (Sydney, NSW, Australia: Robert Dey, Son and Co., 192?), 5-25. The 3rd edition varies only in that it is redesigned as if told to children with some questions from the children.

Info Notes

There is no evidence that a newspaper entitled the Wellington A1 and New Zealand Tit-Bits ever existed.

Pseudonym

Mr. H. V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars

Holding Institutions

ATL, M

Author Note

New Zealand author.

Full Text

1901 T[orrens,] J[ohn] M. “A Trip to Mars: An ‘Awful Venture,’ A Curious Message. Being a copy of a circular addressed to the inhabitants of this world, by Mr. H. V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars. Reprinted from the Wellington A1 and New Zealand Tit-Bits [probably spurious].” In his A Trip to Mars: An “Awful Venture,” A Curious Message. Being a copy of a circular addressed to the inhabitants of this world, by Mr. H. V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars [cover says 2nd ed.] (Auckland, New Zealand: Wilson and Horton, 1901), 1-24. The 1st ed. of the book was entitled A Song of Auckland and does not include “A Trip to Mars.” The 3rd ed. of the book is entitled A Visit to Mars: How I Got There: How Long I Stayed: What I Saw: How I Got Back. By Albert Robertson [pseud.] (Sydney, NSW, Australia: Robert Dey, Son and Co., 192?), 5-25. The 3rd edition varies only in that it is redesigned as if told to children with some questions from the children. ATL, M

Detailed eutopia in which people are naturally good.