The Surprising Adventures of The Magical Monarch of Mo
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1903. First Edition, thus. Cloth Hardcover.
First Edition, thus with this title, with Bobbs-Merrill imprint B, Second Printing.
Light blue cloth, color pictorial cover label. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with sunning of the spine and perimeter of the boards. The plate following page 6 has a minor chip centered on the foredge. Illustrated with 12 color plates and numerous black & white drawings in the text by Frank Verbeck. 4to; 9.25 inches tall; 237 pages.
Very Good. Item #16532
Frank Ver Beck’s illustrations were retained with a few marginal drawings omitted, and the color plates were reworked and printed in four-color giving them a strikingly different appearance.
Ref: Thompson 73ff, Books of Wonder #8, 29.