THE DREAMERS: A CLUB. John Kendrick Bangs.

THE DREAMERS: A CLUB. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii-x] 1-246 [247-249] [250: blank] [251-252: ads], illustrations by Edward Penfield, original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in red, black, and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Twelve stories that parody various popular writers of the day, listed on the dedication page, including "The Mystery of Pinkham's Diamond Stud," a burlesque of Sherlock Holmes. Bleiler (1948), p. 39. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 46. De Waal 5809. BAL 741. Wright (III) 269. Mild bump (pressure crease or bubbling to cloth) at top edge of front panel, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#136631).

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