Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. White cloth, decorated with a floral pattern in green and orange, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Cloth a bit rubbed and lightly soiled, relevant clipping tipped to front pastedown, else a good copy. Item #WRCLIT59783
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 copy is from the 12th thousand, the printing that also supplied the sheets for the limited, signed edition. KRAMER 126.