The Bravest Deed I Ever Saw

London, Hutchinson, n.d. about 1905, 1st edition, hardcover. This collection of short stories was aimed at young boys, and included short stories of heroic deeds from well known authors and celebrities such as Earl Roberts, H. Rider Haggard, and Baden-Powell. Churchill contributes a story “The Doctor and the Soldier”. Bound in decorated cloth, AEG at least three binding cloth colours are known, and Woods is incorrect regarding editions. Woods B1, Cohen B4. This copy in red cloth decorated in yellow, white, light blue, dark blue, and gilt. This has no indication of later edition and a 1905 presentation inscription on the free endpaper. Tight clean copy, gilt on spine a little dull, contents clean. Item #13108

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