Chicago: A. C. McClure & Co., 1914. First edition of his first book. First printing with "W. F. Hall Printing Co. / Chicago" set in Old English type on two lines on verso of title leaf. In the first binding, without acorn device on spine panel. Included on most of the "best-of" lists of last century (fantasy, science ficiton and children's books). Original maroon cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. Professionally rebacked in matching cloth with original covers and spine laid down and with binding resewn and original endpapers preserved and laid down over new linen hinges. Gilt spine lettering dulled, name on endpaper, and scattered mild staining; otherwise, with the professional repair a very good or better copy lacking the dust jacket.