Book Condition: Good + - Writing on inside front and back endpapers. Starting hinge on front. Spine bumps and rubs. Pages creamy and supple.
Authors: H. Rider Haggard
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.
Location: New York, London and Bombay
Features: Good+. First American Edition. Published by Longmans, Green & Company, NY, 1896. Binding of red cloth with black, green decoration to the front board & gold lettering . 19 B&W plates. 293 pages, plus lengthy Longmans catalog. The story, described by the author, best known for his King Solomon's Mines, as "a tale of victorious faith." The story begins on a Sunday afternoon in an English church, but most of the story is set in Africa, and the adventure is a religious question: Is there any power left in Jesus' promise, that bsically whoever believs shall do my works and ask for my help and get it.
Notes: Refer to: R. D. Mullen- The Books of H. Rider Haggard: A Chronological Survery; http://www.reocities.com/noelcox/Haggard.htm; and Robert Weinberg's own asssessment of H. Rider Haggard at http://www.robertweinberg.net/haggard.htm