New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1887. The First Edition. 12mo. Bound in pictorial decorated, gilt titled green cloth.
Includes an ALS by the author to "Mr. W.M. Burnettlaid-on to the front free end sheet. Written in a bold hand in ink upon a single sheet (4.25" x 7") bearing the imprint "Jekyll Island Club, Brunswick, Georgia". Letter reads, "My dear Mr. Burnett: I not only comply with your request with pleasure, but thank you for a great favor you have done me. Your pleasant words the other day made a green spot in what was a dry and tedious journey and I have born them in kindly rememberance ever since. Yours very sincerely Thomas Nelson Page."
Slight lean to volume. Covers very mildly worn. Corners gently bumped. Bookplate to flyleaf. Some very occasional and incidental internal soiling. Letter presents evidence of offset due to insufficient blotting at time of composition. A Very Good copy of the authors first book, with a Very Good crisp and most legible ALS.Featured Lit.