London: C. Elkin Mathews at the Sign of the Bodley Head, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Good+ condition. Item #002125
89 pages of text, plus publisher's imprint and advertisement (91 total). Preceded by a half-title page, title page, and eight un-numbered pages, containing a dedication, contents page, and "Ad Lectorum." Limited to 250 un-numbered copies, although "205" is pencilled on front pastedown. An early Chiswick Press imprint. Blue paper covered boards, which are uniformly darkened and lightly soiled, with rubbing to all corners. Spine is darkened and chipped. Extremities are rubbed with slight loss. External joints are cracking, but intact. Previous owner's stamp neatly on front pastedown, a Dr. S. Albert Sigel. First and last free endpapers are darkened by offsetting. Text is lightly spotted throughout. First edition.