In Deacon's Orders and Other Stories
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Date Published: 1895
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 38170
279; pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Pale blue cloth with gilt lettering and decorative blue ink embellishments on the spine and front cover. Two pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good. The spine and the edges of the covers are sunned. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed, and the spine has a subtle lean. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown, and there is a contemporary owner's brief inscription on the front free endsheet. The pages are tanned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. In Hubin.
Short stories, some fantastic.