Boston: DeWolfe and Fiske Company, c, 1899. Hard Cover. Fair binding. Item #6390
Quarto.  pp., illus, plates. As issued, backed in cloth with boards; front cover with a chromolithographic title vignette. Front cover is heavily soiled and abraded at the bottom near the spine with damage to the cover chromolithograph; binding is generally rubbed; early 20th century gift inscription on the front free endpaper; finger soiling and toning throughout, but primarily to the first third of the book; three full page chromolithographs are very nice, only one has minimal finger soiling to the margin. Uncommon with beautiful chromolithographs and numerous in-text illustrations throughout by Wetherbee, Ford, and Speed.