MY MERRY ROCKHURST: SOME EPISODES IN THE LIFE OF VISCOUNT ROCKHURST, A FRIEND OF THE KING AT ONE TIME CONSTABLE OF HIS MAJESTY'S TOWER. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1907. Octavo, inserted plate at frontispiece with a full-color illustration by W. Dacres Adams, original red cloth. First edition. Eight short stories set during the plague period of England's Charles II. Romantic historical fiction. Nield, A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales (1911), p. 323 (marked with an asterisk as a "book of special worth"). Mild foxing to edges of text block, some tanning to free endpapers, a very good copy with clean and bright binding. (#115575).