Renshaw Fanning's Quest

A Tale of the High Veldt


First published in London in 1894 by Chatto & Windus with only a frontispiece illustration

Not published in America

The first edition is rare today

An ad for this novel in the Christmas 1894 issue of THE BOOKSELLER

My copy of the 1894 Chatto & Windus first British edition

Frontispiece for the British first edition

Title-page of the British first edition

Ads at the end of the British first edition are dated September 1894

Ads for other Mitford novels at the front of the book

A New Edition from 1899

Within the September 1893 List of Books in the ads at the end of the first edition of THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEY is a list of Mitford's novels, including THE GUN-RUNNER, and the at-the-time-forthcoming STEPHEN RENSHAW'S QUEST, which was actually published later than THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEY in 1894 as RENSHAW FANNING'S QUEST.

Ads at the end of the 1894 first edition have a list of other Mitford novels