New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1899. Freeland A. Carter. Early edition. Hardcover. 264pp. [18 cm] Original light and dark green decorative cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and designs. Very good. The spine and covers are mildly rubbed, darkened and bumped. Subtle spine lean. The title and designs on the spine have faded. There are two contemporary notations on the front pastedown. Pp. 140-141 have light staining. Cited in Bleiler CFL, Locke. Item #36697
Fifteen illustrations by Freeland A. Carter. This is the second American edition, which includes a new introduction. This is also the first illustrated edition. A fantasy involving medical science. A person with subnormal mental abilities becomes a genius.