Good. Item #003534
New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1901. First Edition, Second State, with four pages of illustrations between Dedication and Humpty Dumpty rhyme. Quarto (11" x 8.75"); unpaginated. Rebound in later green leather with original cloth from boards and spine retained. Boards edgeworn with exposure and bumping to corners and general scuffing and smudging to surface. Hinges reinforced with some tape repair along gutters of endpapers. Tape repair at bottom of "Hey Diddle Diddle" with no loss. Some thumbprinting and smudging throughout, but colors are still vibrant. Childhood pencil ownership inscription of a Naomi Bradley of Bolivar, NY in recto of back free endpaper, else pages unmarked. Opens a bit easily in places, but binding is secure.
[Greene & Hearn 24].