THE DAMNATION OF THERON WARE. Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-512 [513: colophon] [514-516: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], title page printed in red and black, original green cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing. Frederic's masterpiece. "This was the best selling book, as well as the most important piece of contemporary literature, published by Stone & Kimball. It is also in its early printings one of their most competent and compact pieces of bookmaking." - Kramer 69. One more distinction is that it was the first title selected for reprinting by Grosset and Dunlap. BAL 6282. Wright (III) 2013. A tight, attractive, very good copy. (#158608).
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