New York: N. Tibbals & Sons, . First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's brown decorative cloth stamped in black, gilt-lettered spine; ,iv,5-499pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece, plates throughout. Light shelf wear, textblock exceedingly toned and brittle due to poor paper quality, title page separated but present. Illustrations include a portrait of Mark Twain, with whom Cutter made the trip to Palestine, and who incorporated Cutter into his work "Innocents Abroad" as the simple-minded "poet lariat." Inscribed and signed by the author on front pastedown: "To My Esteemed Friend Isaac D. Barton / With the compliments of Author Bloodgood H. Cutter. 1887."