London, Ward Lock, n.d., circa 1895. Author's first novel after three non fiction titles; this volume is subtitled 'A Story of Chili and the Southern Seas.' Boothby is best known for his creation Dr. Nikola and had traveled Asia extensively. Dark green boards with gilt titling. Wear to extremities with corners bumped. Tissue guard to frontispiece detached but present. $25.00.