A ROVER OF THE ANDES: A Tale of Adventure in South America
Edition: First printing
London: James Nisbet, 1885. Octavo, original dark blue pictorial cloth stamped in black, blind and gilt, black endpapers. pp (viii), 431, (1), (1 leaf excised), (3-8, ads) + frontispiece and illustrated half title + 4 plates. Book a little leaned; spine and spine lightly darkened, with nicks at head of spine; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with coloured rice paper; tidy ink name on recto of frontispiece; occasional small soil spots in text margins; fore edges have a tide mark (scant penetration to text margins); just a little leaned; generally VG otherwise, now tight in the binding; unworn. Scarce in first edition.