1923. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1923.
Small 4to, original blue-green boards, backstrip & front cover lettered in black, with image of a beetle on front cover, after Nicholson; in printed pictorial dust-jacket. [v], 53 pp. Four plates printed in green & black, one plate printed in black, & numerous decorations in text by Nicholson. Some soiling and edge-fraying to dust-jacket; the volume very good and partially unopened.
§ First American Edition, from the English sheets. Nicholson's illustrations wittily present several of the characters in this mock-opera as beetles, frogs, etc. The author was a celebrated nature-poet who certainly knew the realities of tramping. Item #5968