The King Country or Explorations in New Zealand, A narrative of 600 miles of travel through New Zealand, by J.H. Kerry-Nicholls. First published in 1884. 379pp and 32pp listing other publications.
Contents include: The Frontier of the King Country, the King's camp, The Korero, Ascent of Pironga, The Lake Country, Auckland to Ohinemutu, Hot Spring life, Tradition, Idolatry, and Romance, En Route to the Terrace, Ohinemutu to Wairakei, Exploration of the King Country, Region of Lake Taupo, the shores of Lake Taupo, Tokanu, The Rangipo Table Land, Ascent of Tongariro, Ascent of Ruapehu, The Kaimanawa Mountains, Sources of the Wangaehu and Waikato Rivers, Karioi, Forest Country, Ruakaka, Ngatokorua Pa, Hot Springs of Tongariro, The Northern Tableland, The Aukati Line.
Appendix: Potatau II, Major Te Wheoro M.H.R., List of New Zealand Tribes, with their localities. The Flora, The Fauna, The Maori Language. Illustrated.

The King Country