THE RAID OF THE "DETRIMENTAL": being the true history of the great disappearance of 1862; related by several of those implicated and others; and now first set forth. By the Earl of Desart
Edition: First printing
London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1897. Dark blue-green cloth gilt lettered, spine decorated in white. pp viii, 424. Mild wear to spine ends and outer corners; endpapers browned and brittle; inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; 1899 ink prize inscription at front; text paper toned; else a VG copy of a fragile book. Variant binding with gilt lettering to front cover, spine imprint reading "C. Arthur Pearson". Not in Bleiler nor Reginald. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 38. "Mostly adventure. Some elements of a South Seas Island utopia but also a satire on male-female relations."- Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 112.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover