London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1898. Later printing. Hardcover. 310pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Original bluish gray cloth over boards (heavily faded), with an ink stamped vignette on the front board (image still bright). The front free endpaper has an owner's name (twice), dated "1899," as well as a numerical ink stamp. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the preliminary leaves. Bleiler CFL. Locke. Good. Item #55415
An adventure involving a Utopian city in the Pacific. With six illustrations by Gordon Browne. Gordon Frederick Browne (1858-1932) was an illustrator of children's books in the late 19th and early 20th century.