First American edition. “Published November, 1904” to the copyright page. 631pp. Europe misspelled as Eruope on page 201. Very gently read, text block is solid. Ink signature and very small bookseller sticker to the verso of the front board, neat fountain pen signature and date, 1914 to the ffep, some smudging and soiling to both. Odd finger smudge throughout. Bit of foxing to the first handful of pages. Hinges are starting but still very solid. Green cloth boards are a gently bumped and rubbed to extremities. 4mm strip of cloth at the head of the spine is separated; 4mm strip of cloth missing at the foot of the spine. Bright gilt titles to the spine and front board. Orange and black ink shovel and flower design stamped to the front board.