Edition: First US Edition
New York: Appleton, 1898. Tan decorated cloth stamped in reddish-brown, gilt lettered. , 435, [1, blank], [10, ads], [2, blank] pp. Spine lightly age-darkened, with some rubbing to foot affecting the spine imprint; text paper lightly yellowed; July, 1898 , ink name to front free endpaper; very small ticket and stamp to rear pastedown of two British Columbia booksellers; else a VG+ bright and attractive copy. Gilcher A22.2a. The UK edition was published a month earlier in 1898. The US text had "a num ber of expurgations and deletions made by the publisher, and without some of the changes made by GM on the proofs of the first [UK] edition." - Gilcher.