London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1903. Early Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #17076
New and Enlarged Edition. 12mo. (viii), 201,(1)pp. Finely bound in full green leather; spine in six compartments with raised bands, leather lettering piece, gilt. All edges gilt. Decorated endpapers in a marbled pattern. Trace of foxing to the preliminary blanks else a fine, lovely copy. Warmly inscribed to a former owner: "To My Young Friend --- I regret that I did not have it 23 years ago! Dec. 1907. Bessie Coats". Stories and anecdotes appropriate for the 'awkward age"