1900 · New York
Authorial Presentation Copy: "To Mr. [H.S.] Woodward[,] Editor of Pearson's [Magazine], with the compliments of Roy L. McCardell."
Handsome production with the title-page and sectional titles in black and orange and good type layout, all made clear by the slug on the verso of the title-page and statement on the colophon that D.B. Updike printed the work at the Merrymont Press. Contents: I. Supposedly sentimental; II. About girls mostly; III. A bunch of Bowery ballads; IV. Various verses.
Updike, Notes on Merrymount Press, 65. Publisher's white linen shelfback with blue-gray paper sides; author and title in gilt on spine; title in black in a garland frame in black on front board. Top edge gilt; other edges deckle. Binding shows soiling and light wear. Else very good. (Inventory #: 38437)