London: John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly. Printed by Jas. Wade, 18, Tavistock-street, Covent-garden, 1865. 1st UK edition (BAL 1526). This edition not in Flake / Draper. , 167, 23 pp. Tipped-in publisher advert leaflet, on green paper, to front eps. Last 22 pages publisher adverts. 12mo. 7-/12" x 5". Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt stamping to spine. Bevelled boards. General shelfwear, with spine cloth a bit darkened. Bookseller ticket to front paste-down; binder's ticket to rear paste-down. Light foxing. Very Good. Item #47950
"Artemus Ward was most popular in Great Britain and was there paid the high, if unprofitable, compliment of being extensively pirated." [BAL].