( John FULLEYLOVE, illus. ) THOMAS, Edward
UNUSUALLY BRIGHT, CRISP COPY
Published: A&C Black, 
Stock code: 4380
8vo., First Edition thus, with a coloured frontispiece, 31 fine coloured plates and a full-page map in the text, some light occasional foxing to text margins, fore-edges lightly foxed, neat contemporary signature on blank preliminary; original decorative cloth blocked in blind, gilt back, an unusually fresh, bright copy.
This classic fusion of Thomas's prose and Fulleylove's paintings was first published with 60 plates in 1903. This considerably more affordable edition was itself reprinted several times with steadily diminishing numbers of illustrations. Cordeau & Merry 378 (recording the first and this edition); Eckert p.189 (first edition); Inman 571.