London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., no date . [Castaway Adventure] VINTAGE COPY, a later edition with the rare jacket. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.142 . With a black and white half-tone frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth with black titles and decoration to spine and upper. With the colour-illustrated dust-jacket, priced at 2/6. Bookplate of Curtiss Taylor to front pastedown. A remarkably crisp, clean copy, with some sunning to spine and a little rubbing to jacket edges with minimal chipping. Near fine. UK abridgement of 'A Two-Years' Vacation', first published in 1888 and translated into English by 1889, in which a troop of school-boys are stranded on a South Pacific island. Item #57139
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