London: Bodley Head, 1902. First Thus. Illustrated edition. Octavo (20.5cm); green cloth covered boards decorated in gilt and colors; black and red titles on the cover, titled in gilt on spine; illustrated endpapers; deckle edges; 228,pp- ads; 10 black-and-white plates by Maxfield Parrish including tissue guarded frontis; very faint cup ring to front cover; minor bumps to upper board edge; former owner's name stamped neatly inside front cover [THURBER]; small bookseller's ticket inside rear cover [Brentano's, NY]; bright gilt, solid hinges; about Near Fine.
Companion volume to The Golden Age, it includes artwork from Maxfield Parrish, displaying his distinctive neo-classical imagery. This volume also contains the short story, The Reluctant Dragon, which was inspiration for the 1941 Walt Disney film.