SNOWFLAKES AND SUNBEAMS; or, The Young Fur Traders. A Tale of the Far North. With illustrations by the author.
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1856. vi, 429 pages. Seven full-page illustrations, plus the pictorial title. Original red cloth with image of a hunter on snowshoes in gilt on the spine. Octavo. First edition. Gift inscription on front endpaper; some light browning and foxing - this title being particularly susceptible; worn at heel of spine; else a very good copy. Accompanied by five of the original watercolour illustrations by R. M. Ballantyne, including the frontispiece, the backs of which show signs of having been removed from an album at some time. Quayle [5a].