Publisher: London: Longmans, Green, 1887.
Edition: First edition, first issue.
Bibliographical References: Sadleir 1079; Wolff 2839.
Condition: Cloth somewhat faded and slightly stained and rubbed; spine a little askew; very good copy.
Book ID: 21581
Description8vo, original blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration. Frontis and 19 plates.
Comments¶ The sequel to King Solomon’s Mines, and the novel in which Haggard attempted to kill off his popular hero Allan Quatermain. However, like Doyle and Sherlock Holmes, Haggard was unsuccessful and new Quatermain stories continued to appear as late as 1927. Bookplate of William F. Gumblelon on the front paste-down.