Kept in the Dark.
A Novel. In Two Volumes. With a Frontispiece by J. E. Millais.Chatto & Windus, London , 1882 Stock Code: 128315
NotesFirst edition in book form. It was first published serially in Good Words from May to December 1882. The first US edition was Harper's, in the usual single-volume format, published just after the UK edition, in late September 1882.
2 volumes in 1, small quarto (170 x 124 mm). Contemporary grey-green half calf by Birdsall & Son, Northampton, titles and decorative tooling in gilt to spine, green cloth boards, yellow edges.
Wood-engraved frontispiece after a drawing by Millais.
Armorial bookplate of Lord Esmé S. Gordon to front pastedown. Head of spine sometime expertly repaired, lightly rubbed, faint scattered spotting, else clean and unmarked; a very good copy.
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