Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. Decorated cloth over boards. Color title and pictorial marginal decorations and flourishes. Bookplate on pastedown (offset a bit to facing free endsheet), early ownership signature on first blank, binding somewhat rubbed and soiled, with darkening to spine and fraying at extremities. Just a good, sound copy, internally very good. Item #WRCLIT73238
First edition of the author's first book. The first printing is reported to have sold out in a week. With decorations in color by Walter Crane. Finlay, ARTISTS OF THE BOOK IN BOSTON 7.