London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889. Second Edition. Hardcover. "Second Edition", so stated on the title page. Original blue cloth over bevelled boards, gilt titles. 421 pp +  + 16 pp publishers catalogue, dated January 1889, bound in at rear, endpapers decorated with the publisher's device. The first Edition of 1,000 copies was issued Feb 25th, 1889, this Second Edition, also of 1,000 copies, was issued later in the same month. Ink name on front free endpaper, dated September 18th, 1889. A bright, very good copy, nicer than usual. The first hardcover book by Doyle. Very Good. Item #310623
¶ Historical adventure novel set in England during the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685.