New York: W.M. Hazen, 1886. First Edition. Cloth. Large 8vo. Green cloth with gilt lettering and embossed decorations on cover. Profusely illustrated by J.H. Smith. 504 pp.
Header and footer of spine rather scuffed. Hinges overopened with some tearing to paper, threatening to detach. Minor toning throughout. Otherwise solid and clean.
This is a first edition of wry anecdotes by beloved 19th century American humorist Nye. A very handsome copy. Fair. Item #1115