Description[James DeMille]. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888.
First edition. Twelvemo. 291 pages. Illustrations by Gilbert Gaul.
Original dark blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and front board and decoration in silver, gilt, and brown on the spine and front board. Light wear mainly at the corners and head and foot of the spine. Boards slightly soiled. Contents slightly toned. Front hinge just starting to crack. With a typed letter dated July 1, 1933 on Harper & Brothers letterhead in response to a request for biographical information on the author, laid-in. Sadly they could provide none. Very good condition.
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