J. Archibald McKackney (Collector of Whiskers): Being certain episodes taken from the diary and notes of that estimable gentleman-student and now for the first time set forth
Paine, Ralph D. , Wallace Morgan(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Outing Publishing Company
Date Published: 1907
Edition: First edition, review copy
Book Id: 38438
180pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Light gray paper over boards with black, red and white lettering and pictorial stamping on the spine and front cover. Top edge trimmed; other edges rough-trimmed. Illustrated frontispiece. Very good condition. The spine and the edges of the boards are a bit darkened. The spine is slightly rolled, and the underlying boards are peeking through at the corners of the covers. There are large areas of discoloration on the endsheets and the frontispiece tissue guard, and there are small, light stains in the bottom margins of the preliminary pages. Dark patches on pp. 144-145. Publisher's review slip laid in.
With illustrations by Wallace Morgan. With a lost race of bearded savages on an island in the Pacific Ocean, and featuring the science fiction invention of an acoustical device to amplify the sound of the musical vibration of whiskers.