New. pp. 181. Lang: -eng, Pages 181, It is the reproduction of the original edition/manuscript published long back in black & white format . Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
Harper Bros., NY 1898 (orig.1895) 4-1/2"x6-3/4", decorated cloth with cat's cradle. 123pp. + ads. many drawings. humorous tall tales. 1/2" tear to sp, sp caps frayed, front inner hinge cracked, contents fingermarked, ow G $
Small octavo, pp. [1-12]  2-123 [124: blank] [125-128: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank], seventeen full page illustrations, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Tall tales by Jones describing his adventures and inventions. An entertaining collection by the author of the classic THE VOYAGE OF THE RATTLETRAP. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 377. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 137. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 103. Bleiler (1978), p. 40. Reginald 02677. Wright (III) 921. Corner tips gently bruised, a bright, very good copy. (#90196)
Good+ Light cover wear with minor soil. Previous bookseller's sticker on front pastedown partially removed. Generally clean text, though occassional margin spotting and mild dampstaining.; B & W Drawings; 5202.
Hardcover, no dustjacket as issued. 12mo. Book is in VG condition; boards are lightly soiled, and corners are bumped. Cloth is wrinkling slightly. Endpapers are browning. A very crisp, clean copy; delightful illustrations throughout. Originally owned by Dr. W.H. Dorrance, a professor of prosthetic dentistry and dental metallurgy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in the 1880s; his nameplate is on the front end paper. 123 pp.
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