Chicago: W. Irving Way, 1893.
First edition. 5 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Original color pictorial paper wrappers, and in ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S MAILING ENVELOPE. An extremely precious copy of the rare early pamphlet, in near fine condition and comes with the seldom seen original envelope it came in. This is the first book for Way as publisher and the second ( first very collectible) for Bradley. WONDERFUL PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY W. IRVING WAY, publisher, inscribed to the noted collector, A Gaylord Beaman, on half-title: ìHereís where Will Bradley and I began our downward career. As Miss Monroe said I was a perfect gent. and I have it her her own hand. W. Irving Way. 10:5:95." Below that, in blue pen, the pamphlet is further SIGNED BY WILL BRADLEY. With Beaman's decorative woodblock bookplate affixed to back of front wrapper. A wonderful Association Copy, and books by Bradley, signed by Bradley, are vanishingly scarce.
Price: $2,250.00 Item #5068