Very Good. Item #8563
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888. First U.S. Edition. Octavo. 322 pages + 8 pages publisher's advertisements. Frontispiece plus 11 additional black and white illustrations. Red cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Slate endpapers. Ownership signature of Ripley Hitchcock, presumably the American editor and author, to early leaf.
Boards worn at extremities with brief exposure. Spine toned and a patch of dampstaining to front board. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.