New York: E. P. Dutton, n.d. . Later Printing. . Very good+ in highly decorated green cloth covered beveled boards with gilt text and green and red decorations on the spine and gilt text with floral designs in light green and red on the front board. Illustrated light green end sheets with gilt edges to the text block. A small 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 5" with the ghost of a label once attached to the first free end page and with some modest spots of foxing to the preliminaries. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with chips from the ends of the spine area and numerous small closed tears at the extremes. 160 pages of text with numerous black and white and color illustrations by Arthur A. Dixon (1872-1959) including a color frontispiece, color title page, twelve color plates and 40 small color illustrations. Per BAL, the number "1856" on the title page is not a date, but is a plate number. (BAL, 12839) A literary classic in highly collectible condition in an extremely, early and scarce dust jacket and a fine example of art deco binding. (Inventory #: TB26347)
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