Boston: Ticknor & Co., 1887. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. Very Good++. Item #0630
The author's second book. Number 16, issued semi-monthly, xvi, 327, (9)pp. ads Bound in original gray paper wraps lettered and decorated in red and dark gray, Small (1/4") loss on upper fore-corner of front wrap; internally clean; a nearly fine copy housed within a custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. Comprises sketches of life and literature, mostly humorous, "which engagingly blends the atmosphere of cultivation, so long anticipated by Chicagoans, with wiffs from the real and ever present stock-yards". [issued as Ticknor's Paper Series #16] BAL 5733.