First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Item #000143
New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1888. First Edition with no additional printings listed. Octavo (9.25" x 6.25"); 25p +35p tables and 2p tipped-in catalog at front. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Covers bumped at spine ends with some general smudging and soiling to face. Cracks just starting to endpapers at hinges, but binding is holding soundly. Small ownership stamp of Louis F. Dieter of Ohio [assumed to be the same assignor of the Springfield Engine and Thresher Company, whose name pops up in several automobile and implement patents lists] on front pastedown. A couple pencil brackets in margins, else pages clean. Not ex-library.