London, England: Ward, Lock & Co, n.d., circa 1920. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good -. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 125 pages, colored wraps. A very good minus original soft cover edition, cover illustration bright but spine chipped at top and bottom edges with 3" tear running up front hinge, otherwise moderate shelf wear, interior text paper yellowed but sound and clean otherwise. Bertram Mitford was a contemporary of H. Rider Haggard, and served and wrote about South Africa, the British Empire, and the native tribes with some period sympathy. The cover is early Twentieth Century style with a doe eyed young woman and a spear carrying Zulu warrior behind her.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : David McKay, 1926. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 315 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper slightly yellowed. Previous owners name on the endpaper. Lacking dust jacket.
Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Co., 1974. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall. 306 pages, green quarter-cloth. A very good clean sturdy neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, pages cream white with light yellowing at the edges. In an unclipped very good dust jacket with shelf wear at the corners and backstrip ends, two small closed tears. Rollicking tale by a popular author.