New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1911. Early printing. Hardcover. 350pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, triple gilt ruled lines at the head and foot of the spine, and decorative linear gilt stamped patterns on the front cover. Good. The spine and covers show light edge wear. The top and bottom edges of the text block are foxed. The rear pastedown has a tiny label from a bookseller, and there is a contemporary gift inscription in pencil on the front flyleaf. The text block is cracked several times. The pages are toned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Item #37581
The British edition was published as "The Card." This was made into a film titled "The Promoter," with Alec Guinness.