THE LANDMARK. James Lane Allen.

THE LANDMARK. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-4] 5 [6] 7-200 [201-204: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], first two preliminary leaves printed in orange and black. original blue cloth stamped in black and gold. First edition. Allen's posthumously published last book, a collection of short fiction, including the title story, the last one he wrote and first published here, as well four other stories first published here in a book. "La Tendresse" is a sentimental after-death fantasy, being a dialogue between Charon and the spirit of a dead woman who is waiting on the shore of the Styx for the arrival of the spirit of her husband. BAL 492. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 A-170. A fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with some wear at edges, 25 mm closed tear at top edge of front panel, and several internal tape mends. (#116311).

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"SET UP AND PUBLISHED, NOV., 1925" on copyright page.