New York: D. M. Bennett: Liberal Publisher, . 7.75" x 5.5"; Frontis engraving of author with facing tissue; pp.  Dedication,  blank,  List of Contributors,  blank,  Preface, 7-836,  ads, plus 32 black-and-white illustrations on heavy stock, 2 of them two-pages wide and three of them folding; Bound in full pig-skin with marbled end papers and all paged edges gilt. Item #28655
Leather cracked full length of front seam, though board holding firm; Inch long crack at head of rear seam; Edges quite worn and scratched; Contents very clean.
Author was editor of Truth Seeker magazine. In the preface he writes that he had earlier taken a trip around Europe and written letters home to the magazine which were later published as a book, A Truth Seeker in Europe. Someone then proposed that he should do the same on a similar trip arund the world and offered to help fund his expenses. Reportedly, several hundred individuals areeg to participate in the funding (see list of Contributors mentioned in above).