New York and London: Macmillan, 1899. Hardcover. 16mo (7.4 in, 18.8 cm); ix, , 299 pp.
Signed prologue, "Hamlin Garland / Boston 1891 / Onteora 1930." New edition with additional stories. Gilt designs and titling over bronze cloth. Top edge gilt; others partially trimmed. Spine ends creased, corner lightly worn, preliminaries and terminal pages slightly foxed, text with trace fox spots, small misfold.
Later to win a Pulitzer Prize, Garland's first major success was this collection of semi-autobiographical short stories portraying the "overwhelming forces in nature and social injustices" of rural life. Grolier American Hundred 95. Merle Johnson p.200. Very Good+. No Jacket. Item #624
Signed by Author.