London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, 1894.
First edition. Attractive full red-brown morocco Arts & Crafts binding featuring double-ruled thick gilt lines in geometric pattern, with leaf quartet designs at four corners on both covers, spine with ruling and gilt dots. Decorative gilt tooled borders on both boards with double ruled lines and floral corner pieces. Triple gilt ruled lines on turn-ins, with gilt dots in the corners. All edges gilt. Some light foxing to a most pages but generally a very good copy of this scarce work by Matheson, best known for her biography of Florence Nightingale and several volumes of poetry. Light unobtrusive foxing throughout, binding near fine with very light rubbing to margins of spine.
Price: $675.00 Item #4887