Place Published: New York
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Date Published: 1879
Edition: First edition, second printing
Book Id: 36768
270pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Green cloth covered boards with gilt and black ink stamped lettering and decorative designs on the spine and front cover. Black endpapers. Good. The extremities are slightly abraded. The spine ends and corners of the covers are gently bumped. There is a previous owner's tiny bookplate on the verso of the front free endsheet. There is a contemporary owner's name on the top edge of the title page. The text block is cracked a couple of times. Tanned pages. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his bookplate on the verso of the front free endsheet. BAL 18874.
This was Stockton's first novel for adults.