WOLFVILLE NIGHTS. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-326 [327-332: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks, last used as rear paste-down, inserted frontispiece with illustration by E. S. Hall, title leaf printed in black and orange, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue and gold. First edition, first printing. "Lewis has had many imitators, but he seems to have been the first to see the fictional possibilities of life on the range, and like Harte, though less manifestly, to have started a new school of fiction. In WOLFVILLE (1897) he presents the first authentic picture of the hard riding, hard living cowboy of the Southwest." - Fullerton, p. 179. BAL 11748. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 L-244. Signed and dated 1902 on front free endpaper by an early owner. Several very faint damp rings on front cover, but a bright, attractive copy with tight hinges and clean interior. (#110202).
"Published, September, 1902" on copyright page.