Harte (Bret) [Francis Brett Harte] - The Queen of the Pirate Isle.


Harte (Bret) [Francis Brett Harte] - The Queen of the Pirate Isle.

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Harte (Bret) [Francis Brett Harte]. The Queen of the Pirate Isle. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Foolscap 4to, 21.5cm, [9] 10-58p, London: Chatto & Windus, [1886].

Frontispiece and 27 smaller illustrations in colour. Oatmeal cloth, stamped in gold and black; picture of three children on a "boat" 9p.13), stamped in colours; double-line border stamped in gold, spine titled in black, back cover with illustration from p.16. All edges stained gold. Blue endpapers. Some slight wear and finger-soiling. A very good copy.

First edition, second state (Susan Ruth Thompson 109b). A first edition of some slight complexity.

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