Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1903.
Illustrator: Illustrated by F. Strothman
A just about Fine first edition in the original red decorated cloth, gently rubbed and little fading to spine. In the elusive, nearly Fine dust-jacket with only a minor chip to the bottom of the spine. In custom made 1/3 leather cloth double slipcase. Hard to imagine a nicer copy can be found.
The Jumping Frog in English, then in French, then clawed back into a civilized language once more by patient, unremunerated toil. First separate publication, save for a note at pp 64 - <66> reprinted from its first appearance in Sketches, 1875. BAL 3477; , 66,  pages.