Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin at the Riverside Press, 1882.
Plain card-stock wrappers in the publisher's japanese -vellum dust-wrapper; pp. ix, -228, , illustrated throughout with plates, plus frontis portrait. Book is fine, without flaw but for the ghost of the frontis to its tissue-guard; jacket age-toned and a touch soiled, but also just about fine.
Houghton Mifflin released the title in a number of formats including cloth, 3/4 leather, full leather, and this scarce wrappered/jacketed format. BAL 315; 8vo; MinPrice:450. MaxPrice:675. First thus. 8vo. Ix + 228 pp. + [25 pp.]. B/w engraving of the author (frontispiece). Illustrated by the The Paint and Clay Club with b/w engravings in text and with some full-page engravings. Publisher's sewn-in purple bookmark (present but detached). Plain card-stock wrappers and in publisher's original illustrated and titled paper-vellum dust-wrapper. Very scarce in this format. Houghton Mifflin released the title in a number of formats including cloth, ¾ leather, full leather, and this scarce wrappered and jacketed format. Jake Blanck, citing Merle Johnson wrote “Also six copies on Japan Vellum”. BAL #315.. The book is about fine. Interior is bright and clean with no internal markings. Binding is tight. Square. The dust-wrapper is about fine with some widely scattered light wear. The book is about fine. Interior is bright and clean with no internal markings. Binding is tight. Square.
Price: $675.00 save 30% $472.50