Charles C. Thompson published this combination book in about 1909. This is when this Chicago company succeeded Thompson and Thomas. The book format is identical to the 1901 combination book published by Thompson and Thomas.
This little 7.25″ x 4.75″ part is the earliest publication of a section of the Bad Boy’s Diary. Note that it states Part First on the front cover. Also it has the 29 Rose Street address indicating a publication between 1879 and 1881. The last page of text indicates Part Second is about to be issued.
For more information, Bad Boy’s Diary