The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
Date Published: 1908
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 37666
281pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Pale green cloth covered boards with a white ink stamped title on the spine, and white and black lettering and borders on the front cover. Good only. The extremities are mildly rubbed, bumped and soiled, and the hinges are soft. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front free endsheet. The text block is cracked multiple times. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his bookplate on the front pastedown, and his name and a date in pen on the front free endsheet. Bleiler CFL. Bleiler Guide 375. In Hubin.
The novel takes on the questions of free will and the existence of evil, as it deals in an allegorical fashion with a group of conspirators involved in nihilistic anarchism.