London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1887. First UK Edition. Hardcover. 5 1/8 X 7 3/4 Inches. 317 PP + 2 PP Publisher Catalog. Very Good. Item #4242
True first edition with all relevant spelling issue points ( 'geneleman' for 'genelman' p.59, line 22 / 'had' for 'have' p126, line 26 / 'it compared' for 'if compared' p.258, line37 / 'godness me' p.269, line 38.) as called for. Original beveled boards gilt title stamping to cover and spine. PO bookplate on front pastedown. Pencil and ink previous owner name and notation on first two pages. Original endpapers clean and in exceptional condition considering the state this book is typically encountered. A very attractive copy in much better condition than is typical.