Caxton's Book: A Collection of Essays, Poems, Tales and Sketches
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: A. L. Bancroft and Company
Date Published: 1876
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 38932
300pp. Octavo [21 cm] Green cloth over boards with gilt stamped titles, and ornamental blind and gilt stamped designs on the spine and covers. Brown endpapers. Good only. The extremities are rubbed. The cloth at the spine ends is slightly frayed, and there is a 3/4 crack in the front joint at the head of the spine. The front endpaper has a small loss from the top right corner, a previous owner's name in pencil, and a bookseller's small bookplate. The front flyleaf has been torn out. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. Reginald 12194. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy. Bleiler CFL.
With the early science fiction tale, "The Case of Summerfield."