Harper & Brothers, 1917. Reprint. Cloth. Used - Acceptable / No Jacket As Issued. Item #274743
2nd printing of first edition. Octavo. No dustjacket as issued. Black cloth with slightly faded gold lettering on spine. Pictorial plate affixed to front cover, showing full color Worth Brehm illustration of Tom painting fence while working the original grift on another kid. Same drawing is used as frontispiece. The hinge of front end pages is cracking/split yet still barely intact, hanging by threads. Non-authorial inked inscription covers top one-quarter of F.E.P. Opposite there is a bookplate affixed yet coming loose. End pages show Brehm green ink on white illustration. 14 other Brehm drawings scattered about through text. Darkened textblock edges.