Fair with no dust jacket. Reading copy. Cracked hinges, name inside, cloth boards have rubbing, tears at the spine, pencil marks on the contents page. 357 pages. Short stories of everyday life in Chicago.
VG+ in Not Issued jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Dark blue ribbed cloth, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. 358,  pp. 1st edition: Sept. 1903. Mild shelf wear. Former owner signature on front pastedown. Both hinges show paper separation but are very firm. Strong VG+, verging on Near Fine.
Very Good in Pictorial Cover jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Clean and tight First Edition. Minor shelfwear, mainly on corners and ends of spine; old price in pencil on blank front free end paper (ffep); small nick on front edge of spine. Clearly a used book read several times, it has been well-cared for and has another century or two of use left in it. Very nice condition.
NY, McClure Phillips, Sept. 1903, 1st edition hardcover, dark purple cloth with gilt, white and orange victorian decor, acceptable clean bright copy, text bright and unmarked, spine slightly slanted, inner hinges mildly cracked but binding is still tight and covers are not pulling, spine lettering worn away mostly, moderate rubs to cover extremities, no dust jacket, 5"x7-3/4". fxx.
Good in Good jacket. This antique hardcover collection of stories has a white dj with green lettering over a dark green cloth cover. Some dj soil; inner pages very clean, bright and unmarked, binding tight. Contains numerous stories, that were all set in Chicago, that were previously printed in Chicago newspapers. 325 pages; approx. 5"x7".
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