New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (19cm). In original green publisher's cloth, stamped in gold and black with nautical/pirate-themed design by Margaret Armstrong; plain endpapers; 4pp of ads at rear; [iii-viii], 314pp; with 8 full-page halftones by A. Forestier. A handsome, bright copy with only minimal rubbing to cloth, but lacking front free endpaper and one leaf of prelims: Good or better.
Stockton was one of the most popular authors in late nineteenth-century America, though he is nearly forgotten today--a contrast to Margaret Armstrong, whose reputation has grown (ANB). BAL 18923. GULLANS & ESPEY 250.