Good. Item #8897
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900. First Edition. Octavo. 348 p. + publisher's advertisements. Frontispiece. Red cloth boards stamped in black and gilt.
Boards worn along extremities with exposure. Spine chipped at both ends and along joints with significant exposure along rear joint. General rubbing and smudging. Hinges cracked but binding nevertheless holding. Rear free endpaper detached but present. Previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. Pages otherwise unmarked.
[Green & Gibson A25a].