Scarce first issue of this installment of Peck's popular portrait of juvenile delinquency.
Read more: Jacob Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod: a bibliographical description of the best-loved American books, 67-8.
Chicago: Belford, Clarke, 1883. 12mo. Pictorial wraps. 196 pages + advertisements. First issue with no text after page 196 (only ads). Earliest state with rules above and below the copyright notice 7/8" apart (broken type last line p. 196). Covers worn with some chipping.
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