Description: 8vo (182 x 123mm.), FIRST EDITION, second impression with mis-spelling "youuger" in publisher's preface, lines on the Kalido Mosaic type present on the cover and advertisements at the end reset, 6 illustrations by the author's father Charles Doyle, original white paper covers lettered and decorated in red, collector's red cloth chemise and quarter red morocco slipcase, some creasing and a few short tears repaired on the spine, some slight spotting and soiling to wrappers
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Green & Gibson A1a.i
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