Chicago: Ingersoll Beacon, 1906. Second edition. Hardcover. New and revised edition. 12mo. 231 pp + 4 pp advertisements. Numerous illustrations (some full-page) by H. R. Heaton. Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to front cover & black lettering to spine. Front hinge starting; mild spine fading; upper front corner lightly bumped; slight darkening to boards else a near fine copy of an uncommon & early fantasy title. Item #14310
A Story of the Missing Link. Showing the First Steps in Industry, Commerce, Government, Religion and the Arts. With an Account of the Great Expedition from Cocoanut Hill and the Wars in Alligator Swamp. First published in 1894 in Chicago by Dibble Publishing Co. "In addition to its valuable scientific hints, the work is rich in practical wisdom. It is also spiced throughout with a vein of quiet humor which provokes mirth and makes it highly entertaining as well as instructive." - Publisher's Preface.