Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885. First Edition. Collaborative work on transcendentalism by the British politician and Christian mythic composed with his wife Alice Le Strange, though the preface states that the text was entirely dictated by Le Strange to her husband, who only adopted the role of editor. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's decorative blue-grey cloth stamped in black and gilt, black glazed endpapers; ,xiv,288,,24pp. Ex-private library with contemporary manuscript shelf label and ownership rubberstamps of a Lillie Neill to first leaf of text and title page, extremities dampstained most heavily affecting endpapers, though cloth shows some warping and discoloration, textblock additionally shows faint dampstaining; blue pencil underlining and marginalia in Neill's hand throughout. A Good, sound copy overall, errata slip tipped in on p. .