Oakland: 1886. First edition. Hardcover. 194pp. Twentyfourmo. Brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the front cover and blind stamped decorative borders on the covers. Decorative endsheets. Very good condition. The edges of the covers are very subtly rubbed and bumped. A small sticker has been placed over the publication information, and is now partially removed. The pages are very clean. Item #23802
Preface- "The assumption is that the author of the letters comprising this little book has become an inhabitant of the world beyond, and that, having learned something of its conditions and ways, he communicates to his wife here, what he has seen, heard, and experienced there."