Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1897. Original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt, ruled in blind. Frontis. Inner hinges slightly cracked, some foxing early and late and at edges, cloth a trifle worn, but a good copy. Item #WRCLIT64100
First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "To the author of many fine books, James Baker. With kind regards. R.D. Blackmore. Decr. 2. 1897." James Baker, English novelist and educator, was for several decades a close friend of Blackmore. SADLEIR 224. WOLFF 531.