"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 AuthorsMr. H. V. Mundo, the late visitor to the planet Mars [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
KeywordsMale author, New Zealand 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.