THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARD. London: George Newnes, Ltd, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-334 [335-336: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "10.2.96" inserted at rear, 24 inserted plates with illustrations by W. B. Wollen, original red cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, edges untrimmed. First edition. 7,500 copies printed. First collection of tales of this Napoleonic soldier. Green and Gibson A19a. Very slight shelf lean, hint of sunning to spine panel, several tiny damp stains to cloth, one at upper front corner tip, the other to rear panel, lower front corner tip bruised, neat owner's names in ink on front paste-down and half title leaf, overall, a very good, bright copy. Difficult to find in nice condition. (#75340).