THE DESERTER AND OTHER STORIES: A BOOK OF TWO WARS. Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-ii] iii-v [vi] [1-2] 3-401 [402: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], ten inserted plates with illustrations by Merrill, Sandham, Gilbert Gaul, and George Foster Barnes, original pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in white, black and gold, spine panel stamped in black and gold. First edition. Collects four stories, two set during the American Civil War (one, "The Deserter," takes place in New York's Adirondack mountains), the other two set in Medieval England. BAL 6292 (binding B; presumed second state). Wright (III) 2014. Spine just a bit darkened, several abrasions and glue stains on rear paste-down, library stamps on front paste-down and front free endpaper, another on page 100, otherwise a clean, tight, very good copy. (#80174).