Stories of Adventure and Peril. By G. A. Henty, Geo. Manville Fenn, and John A. Higginson. London: S. W. Partridge & Co., 1898. 28 pp undated ads. Original terra-cotta cloth pictorially decorated in black, green, red, blue and white.
First Edition of this "Story of the Australian Bush" by Henty -- occupying the first third of the volume's pages. This copy has the title page properly dated 1898, grey flower-patterned endpapers, and 28 pages of undated ads (this ad catalogue not cited by Newbolt). The volume is in very good condition (cloth generally a little rubbed and darkened, 1900 Sunday School attendance prize label on the front paste-down). This is the first copy of this Henty book that we have been able to offer in our 35 years in business. Newbolt 189.1. Item #12812