Publisher: London: Smith, Elder, 1878.
Edition: First edition; Purdy's first issue binding; Sadleir's second.
Bibliographical References: Purdy, pages 24-27; Sadleir 1113; NCBEL III, 981.
Condition: Cloth a little worn and soiled; some light foxing, particularly on the prelims; very good copy.
Book ID: 24464
Description3 vols, 8vo, original decorated brown cloth, gilt lettering. Frontispiece.
Comments¶ Faint evidence of lending library labels on the upper boards of each volume. Bookplate of American collector Kenyon Starling on the front paste-downs, below which is the earlier bookplate of illustrator and connoisseur Pickford Waller, designed by Austin Osman Spare (circa 1907).