Hardcover. Good. Item #003952
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., . Octavo (7.25" x 5.25"); 348p +2p ads. Illustrated throughout. Red and green cloth-covered boards with black floral stamping and gilt lettering. Covers bumped at corners and spine ends, with a slight cock to spine and some general soiling and smudging to cloth. Front hinge cracked at bottom, but binding is holding soundly. Gift inscription from a father to son dated 1896, then another from the son to his son dated 1933 on front free endpaper, else pages unmarked. The third of Abbot's August Stories. First published by Dodd & Mead in 1872, then reprinted by Tomas Y. Crowell & Co. from 1884 into the 1890s.