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BESANT, Walter.

St. Katherine’s by the Tower.

A Novel. In Three Volumes with Twelve Illustrations by Charles Green.

Published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1891

Stock code: 72542

Price: £2,250

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First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title of volume I, “A. P. Watt with the Author’s kindest wishes. 6th June 1891”. Alexander Pollock Watt (1838–1914) was the first successful British literary agent. He acted as Besant’s agent, and also his literary executor.

3 volumes, octavo. Original dark green cloth blocked in blind, titles to spines gilt, floral patterned endpapers. Cloth rubbed at extremities, white streaks to cloth of volume I, spotting to endpapers and occasionally to contents. A very good set.

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