THE ROMANCE OF JENNY HARLOWE AND SKETCHES OF MARITIME LIFE. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1889. Octavo, pp. [1-4]  2-396, flyleaves at front and rear, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, First U.S. edition. A collection of sea stories and sketches, including the title novella (which is criminous), by one of the greatest of late-Victorian nautical novelists. The book was published in the UK in London by Chatto & Windus in 1889, an edition rarely seen today. This U.S. edition was published by Appleton as number 41 of their "Town and Country Library." Armorial bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Mild scratch to back cover, a bright, near fine copy. Scarce in such nice condition. (#114073).
"Authorized Edition" on copyright page.