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Unidentified (illustrator). 6th Edition, 357 pp. lithographs by an unidentified artist, pastedown on front cover that is rubbed and top corner torn off. Cloth on book is a light green that is darkened. Gift inscription and light foxing on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. One page tanned where a catalogue order form was laid in. A couple of fingerprints but overall clean and binding is tight.(Hurst & Co. produced many different editions of the book.) Includes Preface to 6th edition, in which the author defends his right to be preachy. Tale of an English lad who goes off to boarding school. He has various adventures, including fights with bullies, cricket rivalries and pranks played on professors. An influential juvenile novel that established a role model for youthful masculinity, emphasizing sportsmanship and self-defense. Basis for later films. Includes Part 1 and Part 2, 9 chapters in each.