London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1879. First Edition. 12mo (18.25cm.); publisher's brown decorative cloth embossed in black and gilt, brown glazed endpapers; 349pp.; engraved frontispiece, five leaves of plates signed in image "FAF." Just a hint of edge wear, else Near Fine. Contemporary manuscript gift inscription from the Metropolitan Methodist Sabbath School for a Reward of Merit. English temperance novel illustrated by Francis Arthur Fraser, best known for illustrating Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, Mark Twain's Roughing It, and other 19th-century classics.