New York: William Ritchie, 1904. Original edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 37pp. Sextodecimo [15 cm] Light blue paper covered boards with paper title labels on the spine and front cover. Very good condition. The covers are subtly darkened. The text block is cracked at the center, and is just beginning to crack at p. 16. The book is still quite sturdy. Item #23813
Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. Henry A. Wise Wood was a writer and inventor. He invented an automatic machine called Autoplate, which revolutionized the making of the stereotype plates for the printing of newspapers.