PYLE,HOWARD. PEPPER AND SALT: OR SEASONING FOR YOUNG FOLK. NY: Harper Brothers 1886. Large 4to (9 x 11 1/2"), brown pictorial cloth, spine ends and corners worn, cover rubbed, foxing on preliminary blank pages, 2 small edge chips, tight and overall VG-. 1st edition of Pyle's first book of fairy tales. Written by Pyle and featuring many wonderful full page and in-text illustrations. Meigs (p.302) says: "The stories in Pepper and Salt and The Wonder Clock show how complete was Pyle's mastery of the form and structure of the folk tale." There is a very definite difference in quality of printing between the first edition and later printings of this title.