Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company, 1899. First Edition. Fine. Item #001499D
A fine and tight hardcover copy. First Edition, Listed in Blanck's Bibliography of American Literature, 16641, Sec.1, P.238. A nice copy. No bumped corners to book. Spine tips are smooth and round. No ownerships signatures or bookplate. Laid in is a Signed envelope by James Whitcomb Riley, inside it is signed, on a birch tree bark, "with greeetings James Whitcomb Riley July 17 1908. [See Pict's] Fragile and unique.