[Harper Story Books Vol. X containing:] CARL AND JOCKO; OR, THE ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE ITALIAN BOY AND HIS MONKEY [with:] LAPSTONE; OR. THE SAILOR TURNED SHOEMAKER [with:] ORKNEY THE PEACEMAKER; OR, THE VARIOUS WAYS OF SETTLING DISPUTES.

New York: Harper and Bros. [1857]. [12],[13]-160,[10],[13]-160,[12],[13]-160pp. Square octavo. Elaborately gilt decorated cloth. Frontis, individual pictorial titles, illustrations. 1898 bookplate and private name stamp, otherwise very good and bright. Item #WRCLIT77314

A collective issue of these three tales, with the volume title bearing the copyright notice for the series, which began in 1854, and the individual titles bearing the 1857 date of their initial publication. 36 titles in all were published on a monthly bases, from Dec. 1854 to November 1857, and were collectively bound thus, three titles per volume, from 1855 through 1857. WEBER, p.128.

Price: $55.00