Haggard, H. Rider. New York, 1888. 1st edition. Cloth with marbled boards. 270 pp. 12mo. Very good+
From the author of King Solomon’s Mines and She. Uncommon original binding in red cloth with marbling to the covers, which was issued simultaneously with an edition in wraps. Touch of scratching to the boards; lightly bumped corners. Bookplate on the pastedown. Else internally very fine overall.
H. Rider Haggard (1856–1925) English novelist and Victorian writer of African frontier adventure novels like King Solomon’s Mines (1885) and the sequel Allan Quatermain (1887) series.