Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1878. Seventeenth Edition. Hardcover : pp. [i-vii], viii, [ix]x [xi] xii-xiv, , 2-393 : 3 plates including frontispiece : Inscribed at front of book, 'This prize was awarded to Horace Tillidge for English Xmas 1898 Corcea College' : Marbled endpapers : Inside dentelles : All edges marbled : Double git border over brown calf boards : Leather label at spine : Gilt decorations to spine including 5 raised bands.
Some wear to boards including a 2 cm scratch near centre on front board : Spine ends pushed : First and last few pages toned and fox marked and occasionally throughout : Tight copy. Good. Item #1721
The book deals with the decsent into moral turpitude of a boy in an English boarding or public school. A neat little book.