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(1850-1926) UK journalist and author, active from the earl 1870s; he is of sf interest for For Lust of Gold [for subtitle see Checklist below] (1 November 1888-16 February 1889 The Shields Daily Gazette; 1892), a Lost Race tale, set in Elizabethan times, which describes the discovery of the hidden City of Manoa, where treasure is found but discord mounts. [JC]
- For Lust of Gold: A Romance: Being a Narrative of the Adventures of Francis Boulmer, Anthony Goddard, and Certain Other in their Search for the Golden City of Manoa (London: Walter Scott, 1892) [first appeared 1 November 1888-16 February 1889 The Shields Daily Gazette: illus/hb/C H]
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