George H. Doran Company, 1917, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition Thus, Illustrated By: May Wilson Preston
350 pages, list of illustrations. Duo toned illustrated frontispiece by May Wilson Preston. Within the text there are another seven illustrations by the same illustrator. Light beige coloured boards stamped with olive and black in the form of a sign on the book panels and spine with black and beige writing on the front panel and black on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the top rear book corner. Very minor rubbing to the front book panels. Heavy browning to the top paper edge and little browning to the other edges but there has been some insect activity to the front fore paper edge. Browning and handling marks to the end papers and very slight tanning the internal pages. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Thelma Cudlipp [?], showing a very fashionable young lady of the early 20th century, with blue/green background with built writing on the front panel. The dustwrapper, unfortunately, only comprises of the front fold over and the front panel, with the rest completely missing. The portion of the dustwrapper that is still present is rubbed, very slightly faded and there are a few chips to the top and bottom edges and there is a 0.5 " tear to the top dust wrapper edge. Heavy rubbing along the front fold over edge along with some missing pieces. In this book the author creates a comic portrait of a young woman who wishes independence without responsibility; patriotism and romance eventually sway her to something like common sense. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: May Wilson Preston. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0103571.