New York: G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers, 1882. 1st edition (Baird & Greenwood 593; Cowan II, p. 154; Wright III, 1362). viii, 453,  pp. Last leaf a 2 page publisher advert, dated 1882. Illustrated. Crown 8vo. Original publisher's brown cloth binding, with gilt stamped spine lettering & publisher device blindstamped to both boards. Some wear, & a bit cocked. Snag to spine panel cloth. Foxing. Corners and edges rubbed. Age toning. A VG copy. Item #45454.1
Per B&G, who quotes Walker, SFLF, p, 282: "The work demonstrates the vivid imagination and literary abilities of a talented writer and has been judged 'the best nover to be produced' by a California argonaut."