FROM PILLAR TO POST: LEAVES FROM A LECTURER'S NOTE-BOOK. New York: The Century Co., 1916. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 339 [340: blank], illustrations by John R. Neill, original burgundy cloth, front and spine panels stamped black and gold. First edition. Bangs' account of his experiences while on the lecture circuit in America. The last chapter, "A Pioneer Manager," is a tribute to Major James Burton Pond (1838-1903), who began his lecture bureau in New York City in 1879, and over the next twenty years, became the nation's premier lecture agent. John Rea Neill (1877-1943) is primarily known for his drawings for the Oz series. BAL 807. Early owner's name in pencil on the front free endpaper. Gold lettering on spine panel quite tarnished, cloth rubbed at edges, mainly along the fore-edge of the front cover, a clean, tight, very good copy. (#167846).
"Published, March, 1916" on copyright page.