Very Good. Item #001979
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1917. First Edition. Octavo (8" x 5.5"); [viii], 377p. 20 black and white illustrations and full-color frontis with tissue guard, all present. Green publisher's cloth with gilt lettering and red, white, and blue skyline and seal decoration. Covers lightly edgeworn with a small spot of black wax at bottom edge and some scuffing to seal decoration. Spine dulled with a vertical crease down middle and tugging at spine ends. Covers open easily with front hinge cracking, but binding is holding soundly. Small April 1922 newsclipping used as bookmark near end with a bit of toning to adjacent pages, else pages clean and unmarked. Not an ex-library copy.