Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) was an English novelist, biographer, archaeologist and short story writer. This is a novel of school life, said to be suffused with homoeroticism.
Bibliography code: HOD-16.2
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Binding: blue cloth with title and author imprinted in black in a box with a design, on the top of the front cover; title, author and publisher on spine
Size: 190 x 130 mm
Dust jacket: signed Blampied, lower right under shoulder
Internal illustrations: none
Price: 7 shillings 6 pence
Printing history: none stated
Printed by: Hazell, Watson & Viney, Ltd., London and Aylesbury
Notes: This book is not dated so might not be the true first edition. It looks like the jacket has been nobbled by something.
Image of dust jacket (click to enlarge)
Image of dust jacket of a later edition (click to enlarge)