New York: Harper & Bros. 1895. Decorated cloth. Illustrated. Cloth a bit soiled, hinges cracked, small bookplate on pastedown. A good copy, enclosed in a half morocco clamshell box of a lesser degree of accomplishment. Item #WRCLIT20806
First edition. Possibly the dedication copy, inscribed beneath the printed dedication to William K. Otis: "'Little Billes [ie?]' from his always John Kendrick Bangs. March 13, 1895." The date conforms to the earliest dated presentation copy cited by BAL as evidence of date of publication. BAL 721.