New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. First Edition. Second printing, with 4pp of ads at rear instead of 6. Octavo (20cm). In original publisher's cloth, stamped with striking rope net design in light beige, titled in black and grey on front and in gilt on spine; 4pp of publisher's ads at rear; [iv], 437pp. Tight and square, gently worn at head and tail, mild dirt to cloth: Very Good.
Stockton was one of the most popular and respected American authors of the late nineteenth century, writing in a range of genres, but is now virtually forgotten (ANB). BAL 18884.