BEACON FIRES: WAR STORIES OF THE COAST. London, New York and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co Limited, 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-304 -8: ads [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece, plus one other plate, with illustrations by Stanley L. Wood, original pictorial light gray green cloth stamped in brown, dark green, black, white and gold, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Sixteen adventure and crime stories set along the Kentish coast in England during the Napoleonic wars. Hubin (1994), p. 401. Not in Wolff. Endpapers tanned, faint scattered foxing, minor bubbling to a small section of the front panel (noticeable only from certain angles), a clean, very good copy. A scarce book. (#117158).
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