Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. Red cloth, decorated in white, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Spine a shade sunned, a few small faint spots to cloth, but a very good copy. Item #WRCLIT58727
One of one thousand numbered copies, signed by the author on a colophon slip affixed to the front pastedown. The first edition of this fictionalization of Goldsmith's relationship with Mary Horneck was published in 1896. After initial slow sales, it became a staple for Stone & Kimball, and by November 1899, was selling a thousand copies a month. This special limited, signed issue is made up of sheets from the 12th thousand. KRAMER 126.