The Talking Handkerchief and Other Stories
Knox, Thomas W. (Wallace) , John Henderson Granny(illus.)
Place Published: St. Paul, MN
Publisher: The Price-McGill Company
Date Published: 1893
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 37435
314pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Light bluish green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and dark blue ink stamped ornamental designs on the front cover. Good. Browned at the spine and along the edges of the covers. The rear cover is a little soiled. The underlying boards are just beginning to be revealed at the corners, and the cloth at the spine ends is slightly frayed. There is a 1" split in the cloth of the front board at the top of the joint. The text block is cracked in multiple places, and the pages are darkened. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle.
Illustrated by John Henderson Granny. Thomas Wallace Knox was a journalist, author, and world adventurer. Contents include "Captured by Cannibals," "Beset by Chinese Pirates," and "A Chemical Detective."