Longmans, Green & Co, 1900.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 387pp. Publishers grey boards with gilt decoration to spine & front board. A fine copy with fresh & clean boards. Bright gilt. A couple of very small marks to rear board o/w superb. Internally ink name of Thomas Hutchinson & shelf number to endpaper & usual sporadic foxing. Small mark to front endpaper. A very attractive copy.
Thomas Hutchinson 1856-1938 lived in Northumberland & was a published poet & a childrens book collector on an heroic scale; he had two library sales, one in Sothebys, 1905 & a three day sale held by Anderson & Garland of Newcastle in 1921.