First Edition. London set romance novel of a stage actress. By the daughter of author Charles Kingsley, who under a pseudonym became a very successful and early feminist novelist of her day. Extremely scarce in original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Scarcely found in original printed and decorative dustjacket. Near Fine, foxing to front endpaper, in dustjacket lacking lower third of spine, with shallow chipping at top spine end, deeper chips including half dollar sized chip at top rear panel.