BLUE-GRASS AND RHODODENDRON: OUT-DOORS IN OLD KENTUCKY. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Octavo, twenty inserted plates with illustrations by F. C. Yohn, H. L. Brown and W. S. Rogers, original pictorial brown cloth stamped in red, green, dark brown and gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed (binding design by Margaret Armstrong). First edition. Twelve stories and sketches, including adventure and sporting tales. 3000 copies printed. Fox was one of the most popular American novelists in the 1900s leading up to World War I, part of a group that included Jack London, Gene Stratton Porter, Kate Douglas Wiggin and Harold Bell Wright, a group that generated more than twice as many million-copy-sellers than in the next fifteen-year period (1915-1930). Fox's biggest hit was THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE. BAL 6249. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 F-343. Mild foxing to paste-downs, a bright, nearly fine copy with clean, unworn binding. A very nice copy. (#116728).