PROVINCIAL TALES. London: Duckworth & Co., 1904. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix [x] [1-2] 3-215 [216] [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by the author's brother, Muirhead Bone, original pictorial green cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black. First edition. The author's first book. Ten short stories meant to illustrate the colorful language of working people, untainted by education, as the author's explains in a prefatory note. Scattered foxing to endpapers, edges of text block, and preliminary and terminal leaves, a very good, externally bright copy. Scarce. (#117488).

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