[Ball, Thomas Watson (binding design); Wilder, Herbert Merrill (illustrator)]; Carruth, Hayden
Title THE VOYAGE OF THE RATTLETRAP
Book Condition Near fine
Edition First Edition
Publisher New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1897
Seller ID 1235
12mo (4½" x 6¾"). pp. 207. Unsigned binding design by Thomas Watson Ball in white, light blue, dark blue and gold on sage green cloth likely produced using an arming press to produce an increased depth to the design. Includes frontis. and 36 additional vignettte and full page illustrations in black and white by H. M. Wilder. A humorous narrative of a trip taken through the Dakotas in a prarire schooner by two young men, a boy, two horses, a pony, and a dog named Snoozer.
An appealing binding design influenced by Bradley's design for In Russet and Silver, with the trees in the foreground created from the unstamped portion of the cloth.
A bight copy of this charming binding with a small bump in the upper front corner. Wright III: 923 Scarce.