Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane.
Twelvemo, 336pp, [6pp advertisements]. Publisher’s green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Lean to text block, light toning to cloth at edges. In exceptionally scarce dust jacket, some loss at spine, toning to covers, advertising on verso. An interesting piece from the Modern Library Series.
Stephen Crane was a prolific American writer during the late 19th century. Most notable for his works in the “realist” tradition, he was an inspiration for writers throughout the 20th century, including Ernest Hemingway. He lived a short life, dying at the age of 28 in 1900.