Boston and New York / Riverside Press, Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. First Edition, First Issue, First State. Slate-grey Cloth. Near Fine/No DJ. 7 7/8" Tall. Frontispiece By Maynard Dixon "Malamute Kid Halted Him" . 1st Printing Embossed Slate Grey Cloth With Silver. First Trade Printing, First Issue, First State On All Known Points. (I-Viii) Including Preliminary Blank Leaf After Front Free Endpaper, (1), 2-251; Printer's Imprint , P. (252); Final Blank Leaf Before Rear Free Endpaper. (First Printing Of 2028 Copies, Per Sisson-Martens). Collation: 1(4), 3-22 (6) As Required For First Printing. Binding With Publisher's Imprint At Bottom Of Spine : Houghton | Mifflin & Co. Without Periods Around Ampersand, The State #1 Per Woodbridge, (No Known Priority.) Bal Does Not Provide Definitive Points For The First State. However, James Henry (As Cited In Sisson-Martens) In "A Proposed Chronology Of Editions Of "The Son Of The Wolf" Requires The Following Additional Points For The First Binding : 1. Perfect (&) On Spine; 2. Perfect "E" In "Spruce" And Perfect "T" In "Might" In The Bottom Two Lines, Page 147 (Henry's Second And Third States And Later Issues Have Imperfect Letters, But Some Copies With Second State Binding And Period After Date On Copyright Page Also Exist); 3. No Stub Between Pp 6-7 (Also Seen On Some Copies In Second State Binding And With Period After Date On Copyright Page; 4. Sets Of Binding Threads Between Pp 6-7, 18-19, 30-31, And Every Six Leaves To 246-247. . Consistent With Recent Bibliographic Information, There Is A Comma After Copyright Date, Apparently A Simple Distinguishing Point Of The First State Of The Title Page Of This First Edition. Lastly, The Type On Pp. 65 And 67 Is Unbroken But There Is A Thin Unprinted Line Extended Through Three Words Near Bottom Of P. 65, "Flight", "Perfect", And "Exist", As If A Wire Had Lain Across The Type; Copies Also Exist With Perfect Type But Second Binding And With Period After Date On Copyright Page. An Attractive Near Fine Book In All Earliest States [Aside From Some Rare Preliminary Bindings] With Some Rubbing At Corners, No Previous Owner's Names Or Other Markings, And Scarce Thus.