Title Three Men in a Boat / to say nothing of the dog.
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher London J.W. Arrowsmith 1889
Seller ID 1708299
Small 8vo, smooth blue cloth; spine stamped in gold; front cover stamped in black with heavy border. 1st ed, first issue, second state. [The first issue has the publisher's address printed as 'Quay Street' on title page, with the inclusion of 'Simpkin Marshall'; 37 titles listed in the advt for Arrowsmith's Bristol Library, and an announcement that 'Prince Prigo' will be ready for publication in October. The second state was published within weeks of the first, with formerly inverted initials on p. 77 corrected and a moon shown in the illustration on p. 20, possibly caused by a plate flaw. Good: Small spot on front cover; light surface wear overall; slightly cocked to right; corners and edges lightly rubbed. Front hinge cracked; toning to endpapers.