New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. Second Edition. Hardcover : pp (2, blank) 233 (1, blank) 4pp publisher's advertisements : tan cloth covered boards lettered in red & black with patterned gilt ground behind the first T on the top board : two red decorations above and below the title; spelling mistake p. 4 and broken type p.225 : gift inscription from Ivor Maxse to Beatrice Allhusen.
Boards nibbled and soiled; blanks are foxed; evidence of slight contact with water to the head of the eps (front and back); gutters at front are starting and eps have separated at the back. Item #2228
The contemporary gift inscription is dated April 1896 to Beatrice Allhusen from Ivor Maxse. It reads, "I met the author in New York and Washington and believe he will produce a lot more good work. He is now but 23 years of age"