London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. (1923). First English edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Full gilt stamped red calf, t.e.g, Spine in five compartments, gilt; gilt tooling on the boards and board edges, with the title repeated in gold on the upper board. Inner dentelles tooled in gilt. Binding signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
Signed by Zane Grey in his purple signature ink on the title page, and again on the front free end paper. With Zane Grey's rainbird bookplate on the front free end paper.
This is the deluxe issue bound for Hodder and Stoughton by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for presentation to Zane Grey. There was only one copy each of these special copies so bound.
Undated, but the list of Zane Gray's works in the list opposite the title page shows titles only from 1903 (Betty Zane) to Mysterious Rider (1923).
Hinges neatly repaired; boards have some staining and yawning, spine darkened. Only a good to very good copy, but unique.
. Good. Item #20335