First US edition, first printing. The book was first published posthumously in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown.
Octavo. Original pale blue cloth, titles to spine and front decoration. With the dust jacket designed by Frank Peers. Spine slightly rolled, edges lightly foxed. An excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine, short closed tear to front flap, and some minor nicks and chips to edges.
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