LANG, Mrs. (author). A. Wallis MILLS (illustrator). Andrew LANG (editor). The Red Book of Heroes. London; Longmans, Green And Co. 1909.
8vo. Original deep red cloth elaborately and pictorially decorated in gilt to spine and upper cover, all edges gilt, red pictorial endpapers; pp. [xiv] + 368; illustrated with 8 full colour plates and numerous black-and-white illustrations by Mills; generally a bright, fresh copy with uniform fading and rubbing to spine and dulling to spine gilt, internally clean and crisp throughout, without inscripition.
First edition. Twelve true stories of heroic figures (male and female) whose courage and sense of honour stood them apart, including the stories of Florence Nightingale, Hannibal, and General Gordon.