William Heinemann, London, 1895. Hardback. 439 Pages. Book Condition: Good. No Dust Jacket. First Edition, 4th Reprint January 1895, first published August 1894. Deep red publisher's board covers, front chequered with treble black lines and two impressed black flowers, title gilt, vertical spine title gilt. Bumping to spine ends, some wear and bending to corners. Some tanning to end papers, especially to back, but no markings or inscriptions. Number Forty-ninth Thousand. 24 pages of book adverts at rear. Front edges untrimmed, age browned. The story follows the life of Philip Christian from boyhood to manhood, who gains everything in the way of material possessions and position, but almost loses his own soul in the process.