San Francisco, California: William Doxey, (1895).
Softcover. First edition. Illustrated by the author. pp. Stapled rough China paper wrappers measuring 5" x 7½". Age-toned pages with the top rear panel corner clipped and a chip on the top front panel corner, else near fine. First separate edition of "The Purple Cow," a nonsense poem first published in the debut issue of Burgess' magazine *The Lark* the same year.