SECOND BOOK OF TALES. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i-vi] vii [viii] [1-2] 314 [315-316: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original slate blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untimmed. First trade edition. This collection was published earlier (27 May 1896) as volume ten of THE WRITINGS IN PROSE AND VERSE OF EUGENE FIELD. The trade edition (5000 copies) was published 12 September 1896. A mixed collection of fiction by Field which remained unpublished at the time of his death, including fables, a fairy tale, and a werewolf story. Eight sketches from CULTURE'S GARLAND (1887) are appended. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 632. Bleiler (1978), p. 78. Reginald 05395. BAL 5818. Wright (III) 1858. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#113618).
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