Title: King Solomon's Mines.
Publisher: London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1887.
Publication Date: 1887
Edition: 1st Edition
First illustrated edition [53rd thosand]. Rider Haggard's famous African adventure. One of the greatest and best-loved adventure novels of the nineteenth century. The novel tells how three white explorers Allan Quatermain, Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good go in search of Curtis's long-lost brother, following Solomon's Road into the heart of Africa. With illustrations by Walter Paget. vi, 320 pp + 16 pp ads. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, & 7 other plates (one missing). Fold out illustration opposite first page of text - Fac-simile of the map of route to King Solomon's Mines. Inscription on rear of frontispiece dated 1888. Florally decorated eps. Rear hinge cracked. Previous owner's bookplate on fep. Internally text clean. Maroon cloth boards with gilt and black lettering on spine and front board. Illustration of Zulu warrior's shield, spear, tusk and leaves in black on front board and mountain scene on spine. Illustration of flower in black on back board. Top, bottom and edges of spine rubbed. Corners rubbed. Overall condirion VG. Bookseller Inventory # 3072
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