(#172400) FRIVOLITIES ESPECIALLY ADDRESSED TO THOSE WHO ARE TIRED OF BEING SERIOUS. Richard Bernard Heldmann, "Richard Marsh."

FRIVOLITIES ESPECIALLY ADDRESSED TO THOSE WHO ARE TIRED OF BEING SERIOUS. Boston: L. C. Page and Company (Incorporated), 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-336 + undated 12-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in red, black, white and gold, spine panel stamped in black and gold, top edge plain, other edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing, U.S. issue with cancel title leaf. A collection of short fiction, at least half of which are crime stories. Hubin (1994), p. 554. Lending library label affixed to front paste-down and library stamp on the title page. Spine ends and corner tips lightly worn, spine ends soft, small stains at upper edge of rear cover, a sound, good copy. The first printing is uncommon. (#172400).

Price: $100.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
No statement of printing. The second printing is marked "SECOND EDITION" on the title page.