Gwendoline Wynn, the heroine, is an orphan-heiress who lives on the river Wye. She will live with aunt until she comes of age and her money. Vivian Ryecroft, the hero and a captain in the Hussars, is on a leave of absence in Herefordshire, salmon fishing on the Wye. Gwen and Vivian have a chance, and brief, encounter on the Wye, and Vivian is enchanted. Will our hero and heroine find love?
Red decorative boards, including a picture of a North American Indian (not sure where he fits into the story!). Edges worn, with one side of spine completely torn. Prize plate inside cover, tissue-guard to frontispiece in place, spotting throughout.