The Pursuit of the House-Boat
Place Published: New York and London
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Date Published: 1901
Edition: Early printing
Book Id: 37966
204; pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Red cloth over boards with decorative gilt and black ink stamped lettering and ornamentation on the spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Four pages of advertisements at the rear. Illustrated. Good plus. Lightly bumped and rubbed at the extremities. The spine is rolled and a trifle sunned. There are a couple of small, faint stains on the fore edge of the text block, and the pages at the beginning have occasional staining. The text block is cracked at p. 65. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. The 1897 edition is cited in Bleiler CFL (1948).
The 1901 printing of a political satire involving the afterlife, with a new portrait of the author.