Good. This is a COLLEGE X/LIBRARY 1910 hardcover. Second Impression. Intricate gilt design on the front cover and spine; no DJ. Appears to be legitimately signed by the author beneath his photograph on the front end paper; signature is textured with an impression. Previous owner's donation plate inside front cover. Library stamp across edge pages. Interior is otherwise clean and crisp with a surprisingly secure binding given its age. A good book overall. Daily shipping. BUY FEARLESSLY--ALL ORDERS ARE GUARANTEED.
Very Good Plus. 521 pp. B/w ills. Subtitle: "Written for his own fun and that of his friends." T.p. states: "Containing the quaint legends of his infancy, an account of his stay in Florence, the garden of lost opportunities, return home on the track of Columbus, his struggle in New York in war-time coinciding with that of the nation, his prolonged stay in Rome, and likewise his prattlings upon art, tamperings with literature, struggles with verse, and many other things, being a portrait of himself from youth to age." Front cover printed in bright gilt with title surrounded by a bordered motto: "Somewhat oershadowed by great names a feeble plant he tries to rear. It is not nourished by great aims nor yet retarded by much fear: his aims if any are but these-to be remembered and to please." Back cover has "his mark" in bright gilt, whil gilt lettering on spine is sunned. Mere touches of edgewear to extremities. Frontis portrait. Lovely production in this autobiography, with many author ills.
Very Good. This is a very good hardcover copy in brown cloth covers elaborately decorated in gilt. Spine tips a little worn. Binding firm. Many black & white plates. Very clean inside and out. 9" high X 7" wide, 521 pages.
Good. B0006AFZB8. B0006AFZB8 Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Gilt-decorated cloth, 23 cm, 521 pages, with over 100 black & white illustrations by the author. Bookplate on front endpaper from the library of Frederick W. Skiff in Portland, OR. Good copy with only minor instances of wear.
G+ Signed. Author G+, Prev. owners bookplate ripped off inside front cover, This is #203 of autographed copies, Lots of cover soiling and some paper peeling on lower edges, blue and gilt lettering and decorations, contents tight.
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