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New York: Appleton, 1874. Frontis plus 11 illustrations. v + 462pp.+ 2pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, original gilt-lettered decorative green cloth, spine ends repaired, edges of corners worn, cloth lightly soiled, dampstained on some right margins and the back cloth cover. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. First Edition. Author was an investigative newspaper journalist in New York City.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Three volumes. 827 total pages, 8vo, forest green cloth, paper spine labels (darkened on Volumes 1 and 3). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Very good. Inscribed in the first volume on the flyleaf: "Faithfully yours Wm. Lyon Phelps Easter 1924." Inscribed in the third volume on the flyleaf: "...Wm. Lyon Phelps 24 June 1926." Accompanied by a typed letter signed on Yale letterhead with a Yale envelope, written to the mother of a....