A Cloth covered book, with gilt printing. Photo of Gibson Girl-type. Written by James Whitcomb Riley and illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. This book is dated 1902. The first page that i photographed for you is split. The rest of the book is in excellent condition. All pages are present with no bends, folds, tears. There is no dust jacket. Christy was from Ohio but did work with Riley in Nashvillle, Indiana on this publication.