London: Cassell and Company, 1908. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "TO -- IN 1910 I WAS SECOND ENGINEER OF A TRAMP. THE THIRD, A PAWKY YOUNG SCOT, MENTIONED HE'D SEEN THIS BOOK IN A SHOP IN RENFELD STREET, GLASGOW. I ASKED HIM WHY HE DIDN'T BUY A COPY. 'WHAT? SPEND 5 SCHILLINGS ON BOOK AH'VE READ?' HE SAID" AND DATED BY WILLIAM McFEE. First edition first issue of the author's first book with "Cassell & Co." at the foot of spine. One of 994 copies of the first edition printed, 750 are of the first issue. Bound in original blue cloth with pictorial endpapers. A very good copy with bookplate ffep, small ink stamp numbers ffep, rear hinge cracked. Housed in a folding cloth chemise in a quarter blue morocco slipcase.
(Inventory #: 07869)
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