EGGLESTON,EDWARD. THE END OF THE WORLD. NY: Orange Judd and Co. (1872). 8vo (5 x 7 1/2"), cloth, 299p. Spine and cover edges faded, spine ends frayed, VG. Illustrated by Frank Beard with 32 engravings. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY EGGLESTON TO MARY MAPES DODGE, AUTHOR OF HANS BRINKER, FOUNDER OF ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE AND MORE. IT READS: "TO MARY MAPES DODGE WITH KIND REGARDS OF HER FRIEND THE AUTHOR 1873." Eggleston was a novelist and editor of the juvenile paper the Little Colonel.