Macmillan and Co. London. 1899.
EARLY THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.2 inches). 40 full page line illustrations by Thomson. Blank endpapers a little spotted but the text pages are clean throughout. Publishers salmon coloured cloth with elaborate floral decoration to front board and spine in dark red. Spine and front board with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. School board prize stamp in gilt to the lower board. Remains of school prize label, dated 1901, on the front blank pastedown endpaper. Some minor darkening of the spine but overall a very good copy.