New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019416
xii, 369 pages of text. Original decorative cloth binding with gilt-decoration on the front cover, with minimal sunning to the spine and minimal shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated with a frontisportrait of the author and dozens of illustrations. Numerous pages are uncut and unopened, indicating that this is an unread copy. The endpapers appear to have been replaced. The text is clean and unmarked. The statement "Published October, 1905" and the Scribner's seal present on the copyright page: First edition.