F. C. Yohn. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Item #7366
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. First Edition, with Scribner's seal and "laugh" for "lap" error on p. 61 as called for, but with ads on verso of half title as in later states of first edition or later printings. Octavo; [x] + 404pp. Eight B&W illustrations including frontispiece with tissue guard, all present.
Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. Spine significantly cocked,with spine ends scuffed and frayed. Covers lightly bumped at corners with a few scuffs to face and a bit of fading at top back. Covers open shakily and book falls open easily to between gatherings, rear hinge paper cracked, but binding still holding. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1904 on front free endpaper; pages unmarked.