The Man with the Broken Ear
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Leypoldt & Holt
Date Published: 1867
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 37817
254; pp. Duodecimo [17.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards with the title and two double ruled borders in gilt on the spine, and the gilt stamped publisher's device on the front cover (also known in green cloth). With explanatory notes from the translator at the end of the volume. Five pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Fair condition. The spine and boards are stained and rubbed, and the spine is sloped and faded. The text block is cracked a number of times. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. Bleiler CFL.
A man is brought back to life who has been desiccated for roughly 50 years.