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Book Condition: Fair
Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Ex-library with trace of plates on front endpapers, stamps on title page (recto/verso) and first/last pages of text. Loss of cloth to head and foot of spine, but contents (library stamps apart) in good order. A working/reading copy only of a scarce title. Publisher's catalogue for March 1896 bound in at end. Remaindered copies were later issued in blue cloth. Davidson was a contributor to The Yellow Book, author of the extravaganza Perfervid (1890), and drowned himself at the age of 52, fearing that he had cancer. This is a collection of 10 short stories: Miss Armstrong's Circumstances, A Would-Be Londoner, Some Poor Folk, An Ideal Shoeblack, Alison Hepburn's Exploit, The Member for Gotham, Talking Against Time, Banderole's Aesthetic Bill, Among the Anarchists, The Interregnum in Fairyland.