New York: Doubleday McClure, 1899. First. hardcover. 8vo, green pictorial cloth with the ear of corn on the spine pointing down; light spots on the spine. New York: Doubleday McClure, 1899. First Edition. near fine.
Tarkington has written an 11 line inscription to this book with many bibliographic "points", explaining that "This is a first edition I think, but not a first printing....(the error on page 342) ...was a blunder in a brain tired with night writing and not belonging to Zeus! I corrected it while the first edition was still leaving the press"