MORE FABLES. George Ade.

MORE FABLES. Chicago & New York: Published by Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1900. Small octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-218 [219: printer's imprint] [220: blank], illustrations by Clyde J. Newman, title page printed in red and black, original decorated straw cloth, front panel stamped in light blue and black, spine and rear panels stamped in black, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. 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. Wright (III) 27. Kramer 258. Rear cover just a bit dusty, else a clean, nearly fine copy. (#116284).

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