London: John M. Watkins, 1912. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed printed paste-paper boards; 227pp. Bit of wear and flaking to board edges; text with scattered faint foxing and a few spots of pencil marginalia - a Very Good copy. Ownership inscription to front endpaper of the Animal Protective League of Milwaukee, undated.
Somewhat uncommon posthumous collection of essays by the noted English medical doctor, anti-vivisectionist and theosophist Anna Kingsford (1846-1888) and her long-time partner, the esoteric philosopher Edward Maitland (1824-1897); assembled and edited by their protegé and life-long promoter Samuel Hopgood Hart, whose "Biograhical Preface" occupies the first 60 pages of the book. OCLC notes about a dozen scattered holdings in North America.