San Francisco: E. L. G. Steele, 1891. Hardcover. 300p., first edition of first book in gray cloth boards and gilt; wretched copy, cocked, front hinge cracked, ownership name and date (1890 in ink on front free endpaper which has a torn-away corner, pencilled numbers on last free endpaper, signatures started, heavy shelfwear, corners worn and bumped, cover titling salvageable but not so the spine, a candidate for complete re-casing.
The author's first book which contains some of his best stories including his most famous, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
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