George Newnes, Limited. London. 1905, 1905.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). viii, 404, 4pp of publishers adverts at rear. Illustrated with sixteen mono plates by Sidney Paget. Some light spotting to a few pages but overall a very good copy in recent leather binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey. Half dark blue morocco, five raised bands to spine, each with gilt dotting. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Blue cloth on boards with single gilt ruled border on leather edges. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Housed in a felt lined slip case with blue cloth covering. Fading to the spine but still overall a very good copy in an attractive leather binding. --- Gibson & Green A29a.