Stated, “Published October 1903” to the copyright page. Gently read. Publisher’s light green cloth, with black ink titles and devices to the spine, white titles with pastoral illustrations to paper label pasted to the front board, which is moderately rubbed and lightly chipped to the corners, encased in black ink double rules. Moderately rubbed to extremities with some colour fading to extremities. Spine is moderately cocked. Ffep has been torn out. Handful of brownish stains to the first five pages, small brownish stain to the fore-edge, otherwise the interior is relatively clean excepting the odd finger smudge. Without dustjacket.