Book Condition: Very Good+
Size: Thin 16mo
Publisher: New York: Slote, Woodman & Co., c1878.
An attractive, unrestored mixed state copy, second state (Edition as per BAL) with author's name in facsimile autograph, laid paper. In black stamped green cloth, gilt stamped spine with first state, undecorated cream end-papers; second state scrap book illustration measuring 3"x5" on rear paste down. BAL 3378. Almost Near Fine condition, spine ends slightly rubbed.
Punch, brothers, punch with care! Punch in the presence of the passenjare!.
Contains the first use of the telephone in a work of fiction in "The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence, etc." ; [ii], 140,  pages.