HAGGARD, H. Rider (author). A.C. MICHAEL (illustrator). King Solomon's Mines. London; Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1923.
Thick 8vo. Original mid-blue pictorial cloth blocked in brown, black, white and grey to spine and upper board and lettered in gilt, top edges olivine; pp. [vi], vii-xv + 333 + [i]; with frontispiece and 3 other full-colour plates by A.C. Michael; a very bright, near fine, copy with spotting to edges of book block, internally very good and sound with some foxing, largely confined to prelims.
Vintage edition of this classic adventure story in which a band of adventurers, led by Allan Quartermain, search for the brother of one of the party in a remote region of the continent. It is one of the first English novels to be located in Africa and is regarded by some as forming the foundation stone in the "lost world" literary genre.