HAND-MADE FABLES. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. Small octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-ix [x] [1-2] 3-332 [333: printer's colophon] [334: blank], illustrations by John T. McCutcheon, original brown cloth stamped in black. First edition. Ade, a Hoosier who cut his teeth in Chicago journalism alongside Eugene Field and Finley Peter Dunne, was a popular humorist in his day but is now largely forgotten. He specialized in slangy stories and ironic fables. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 A-90. A tight, clean, very good copy. (#116282).

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