Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. First. hardcover. 8vo, original cloth. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1869. First Edition,
Scarce novel by an influential but forgotten figure of the Gilded Age, associated with Mark Twain, Howells, & T.B. Aldrich. Inscribed and signed on the flyleaf to Charles Warren Stoddard - "My dear Charley, May this remind you of pleasant talks in the little room in Silver Street, whence one by one these chapters came into the world, through your indulgent ears,...Dec. 2/68". There is insect damage to the binding, but the book is solid & clean.