London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1887. First Trade Edition. The author's second novel to feature the big game hunter and adventurer Allan Quatermain, who first appeared in King Solomon's Mines (1885). BLEILER (1972), p. 136. First issue, with "Quartermain" [sic] mentioned in the diagram on p. 78 and "Dongo" misspelling on p. 17. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's dark blue gilt-lettered cloth, green floral endpapers; ,278pp.; frontispiece, 19 leaves of plates and additional text illus. throughout. Boards a bit rubbed along extremities, textblock rather shaken with a few signatures proud, else About Very Good and sound.