First edition of Whilomville Stories by Stephen Crane. Octavo, vi, , 199pp. Publishers original green cloth, gilt title on spine, color illustration on front. Toning to spine, shelf wear at ends. All first edition points present. (Williams/Starrett, 26).
Comments: 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 29 in 1900.