Publisher: Griffith Farran Browne & Co Ltd, London, 1899. Hardback, 334 pages, b&w illustrations by A.W. Cooper. No dustjacket. Gilt page block edges. The pictorial cover, in blue boards with gilt and black titling to front and spine and red, yellow, blue and black illustrations to front and spine, is in fair condition commensurate with age with fading to spine, rubbing to edges, light bumping to spine extremities and corners and some light fading to front and back. Internally, the book is in good, firm and clean condition commensurate with age with some light tanning and some foxing to endpapers, title pages and a few other places. Presentation label (dated 1899) on front endpaper. Tight binding and no creases or tears. Illustrated with fronispiece, map and other full page plates by William Dalton. Overall, a fair to good copy of this illustrated tale of adventure.