THE BOW-LEGGED GHOST AND OTHER STORIES: A BOOK OF HUMOROUS SKETCHES, VERSES, DIALOGUES, AND FACETIOUS PARAGRAPHS. New York, Akron, Ohio, Chicago: The Werner Company, [1899]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xv [xvi] 17-581 [582: blank], fly leaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of the author), title page printed in green and black, original light blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark blue and gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. The twenty or so stories are full-length, if slight in conception. The sketches and poems that fill out the book number around 150. Mild humor with outcroppings of mild fantasy. The jokes and witticisms are almost stunningly dull. Wright (III) 3674. Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 59. Two light stains to rear cover, a very good copy with bright cover stamping. (#130398).

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