Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1883. First English-language edition. Hardcover. 320 pp; 287 pp. Sextodecimos. [16 cm]. 3/4 green leather over marbled paper covered boards. Raised bands and gilt title stamped on spine. Marbled end papers. Sir Francis Wyatt Truscott's attractive book plates pasted to both front paste downs. Extremities moderately rubbed, boards peeking through corners. The end paper on Volume One is hanging on by a thread. Front hinges cracked on both volumes. Page block cracked at first leaf on Volume One. Very good. Item #64685
A nautical drama from the "Collection of British Authors" series published by Tauchnitz.This specific set belonged to Sir Francis Wyatt Tuscott: Lord Mayor of London from 1879 - 1880. He was a prominent member of the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers, a livery and former long time British printing monopoly. This edition held by 12 institutions, per WorldCat.