Publisher: London: Tit-Bits Offices, 1891.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 1033; Hubin, page 6; not in Wolff, who had many titles by Allen, including “most of his fiction.”.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; rear hinge starting, but sound; very good copy.
Book ID: 21568
Description8vo, original decorated blue cloth, red, black, green and gilt lettering.
CommentsAn elusive novel by Grant Allen (1848-1899), a highly regarded scientific philosopher who supported himself by writing adventurous and sometimes sensational fiction. This work, written in response to a contest for the best serial novel for Tit-Bits magazine, falls in the latter category.