First thus, "Copyright edition," 1891. Cloth backed boards printed in color halftone. 8vo, 187pp + 7pp publisher's ads for other Ogilvie's Onyx edition books. The "Onyx" referred to the decorative paper boards printed with a novel color process that reproduced the appearance of strayations in onyx stone, a rather novel effect. In Very Good condition with modst rubbing to extremities and bumping to corners. Pages lightly age toned but binding firm. Old price stamped on the front flyleaf, else unmarked. "Mrs. Alexander" was the pen name of Annie French Hector, whose popular novels often involved young women in conflict with love, family, status, and wealth. An uncommon book in an unusual binding.