Howells, William Dean >>
Title Register, the : Farce
Book Condition Good+ with no dust jacket
Publisher Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Company; 1893
Seller ID 9292
91 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small hardcover (3.75 x 5.25 inches) 95 x 135 mm, dark green cloth decorated in black and gilt, all edges orange, 91 pages, ads for authors other books on endpapers. ; Copyright 1893 and 1884. Title page date 1893. ; Satirical dialogues set in boarding house on imaginary Melancthon street, Boston. William Dean Howells lived 1837-1920, poet, dramatist, literary critic, author of Rise of Silas Lapham and other popular books; columnist for Harper's Magazine 1900-1920, active Unitarian. ; Gift note penned on front blank page in old ink ('Three I love I say, Wells B. Ittmar, from Max'). Pale dampstain affects upper part of pages throughout, all text quite readable. Exterior rubbed, light edgewear. Binding tight. Quite scarce.