Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900,
Second Edition, "ordinary issue" octavo, publisher's marbled boards and half green morocco with decorative gilt stamping within the spine panels. T.e.g. Houghton Mifflin, Item #25912
Matching marbled endpapers. A few minor revisions were made in the text of the second edition. The preface is new and the note labelled "Introductory" is extensively rewritten. Frontispiece and 43 illustrations tipped in, and 22 illustrations on text leaves, all by Joseph Pennell. Edel & Laurence A23b. BAL 10642. BAL states that a total of 30 copies were bound in the half morocco and boards though Edel and Laurence does not confirm this. Spine faded to brown, bottom one inch of front outer hinge is weak, corners scuffed and slightly rounded. What appears to have been a small address label removed from blank preliminary leaf leaving a dime-size hole.
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