Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1903. Smooth red cloth, stamped in gilt and black, t.e.g. Short crack in inner rear hinge, slight red bleed to inner hinges a consequence of a faint spot of damp dullness at lower edge, otherwise a good, bright copy, in half morocco slipcase. Bookplates of Frank S. Hatch and Otis L. Guernsey. Item #WRCLIT26980
First edition, BAL's undisclosed second printing, with three terminal blanks and bound in smooth red cloth. The author's most durable work. It saw adaptations to the screen in 1914, 1921, 1935, 1945 and 1985, the last directed by Walter Hill, starring Richard Pryor and John Candy. BAL 13504. SMITH M-110. KRAMER 299.