London: Ward Lock, (1883). Authorized edition (First UK Edn). 8vo, Pp. 384 + adv. Stamped cloth, a VG copy. This is Bret Harte's copy with his bookplate and x-libris: "Bret Harte/London,1890" Some external wear, a VG copy. Item #4341
Adeler (Charles Heber Clark) was a Philadelphia journalist whose literary reputation rested mainly on his first book, Out of the Hurly Burly which, like the present work, contained farcical sketches of suburban life.