Very Good. Item #9480
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1898. First Edition. 12mo; [x], 191pp. Illustrations throughout. Black cloth with gilt lettering and red and white illustration. Red topstain. No dust jacket as issued. Cloth just splitting along joints at head of spine, with boards showing a few faint scuffs and smudges. Spine slightly cocked. Front endpapers toned. Opens easily between a few gatherings, but binding is holding soundly. Shallow bump at top edge of a few pages near middle, not involving text. Pages unmarked.