New York: Scribner, 1886. Large octavo. Elaborately pictorial gilt gray cloth. Frontis, illustrations and plates by Reginald B. Birch. Cloth a trifle darkened, lower fore-tips bumped, gilt morocco collector's bookplate, 1889 gift inscription, but a very good copy in morocco faced slipcase and cloth chemise (faded). Item #WRCLIT77420
Second printing of the first edition, with the printer's imprint of J. J. Little and Co. The first printing was printed by De Vinne. One of the major American children's books of its era, and the sourcework for the 1936 Selznick Studio production, based on Hugh Walpole's adaptation of Burnett's novel, starring Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello and C. Aubrey Smith, and directed by John Cromwell. BAL 2064(n). PETER PARLEY TO PENROD 80. GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED 89.