Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Company. and to be sold by them at The Caxton Building in Dearborn Street. 1896. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original light brown cloth stamped with a pictorial design on both front & rear covers. Title page lettered in red and black. 241 pp + 8 page publisher`s 'Catalogue No. 1' dated October, 1898 bound in at rear. Mild light rubbing to the covers, a nearly fine, bright copy. Near Fine. Item #309367
¶ An anthology of stories from THE CHAP-BOOK Magazine, a fin-de-siècle American literary magazine. The book has a poster- like binding design on both covers by E.A. Borie of a woman reading while she walks down the street; unusually, the covers were printed by colour lithography.