THE FOOTPRINT AND OTHER STORIES. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-336, original pictorial tan buckram cloth, front panel stamped in yellow, blue, green and black, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. First printing with "Published February, 1908" and Scribner device on copyright page. The author's first collection of short fiction, a mixed collection with several horror stories, including "The Crocodile." Morris is best known for his story, "Back There in the Grass," which was collected in IT AND OTHER STORIES (1912). Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 M-1008. 1908 Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, a very good copy. (#147152).
First printing has "Published February, 1908" and Scribner device on copyright page.