New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881.
First edition, first state. (The first of three states as per Bibliography of American Literature. Uncorrected error "presumptive" instead of "presumptuous" at bottom of page 9; no mention of this title in ads at rear.) 231 p. + 8 pages of ads at rear. Original green cloth with gilt lettering and black decorations, butterfly end papers. Illustrated. Good+ condition. Binding professionally repaired, now very sturdy and straight. Very light dampstain to outer margin of pages towards front. Light foxing to endpapers. Tips exposed, wear along edges, a bit of bubbling to front cloth. A few finger-smudges and small stains in text. The author's first book. Item #151022003