A HUMBLE ENTERPRISE. Illustrated by St. Clair Simmons
London: Ward, Lock, no date. Early printing ca. 190- (first was in 1896). Octavo, green fine ribbed cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, dark green endpapers. pp 248, (8, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard and one other plate. Small bruise at lower inner corners of covers; light yellowing to page edges; small ink name on first blank page; 06 Aug., 1904, ink gift inscription on half-title leaf; minor rubbing at spine ends; partial crack to rear inner hinge; else a nice, bright & tight copy. A novel set in England by this prolific Australian author, considered to have been the first important female poet from that country. Miller & Macartney p 95. This was #24 in the publisher's Lily Series. The ads list 58 titles in the series.