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REID, Captain Mayne.

Croquet.

Stock Code
101273
London, Charles James SKeet, 1863
£575

A very rare, first edition. Thomas Mayne Reid (1818-1883) was a Scots-Irish American novelist, who fought in the American-Mexican War. In addition to this book on croquet he wrote adventure novels similar to those of R.L. Stevenson.

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Description

First edition; slim 8vo; engraved frontispiece of a croquet lawn, age-toned, a few light spots, hinges split but firm, otherwise internally very good; publisher's limp pinkish-orange beaded cloth, gilt lettering to front cover, rubbed, a few marks, otherwise still bright and in very good condition.

Bibliography

Drazin A8a; Sadleir 2020; Wolff 5732.

Stock ID:101273

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