Frank R. Stockton. The Lady, or the Tiger? And Other Stories. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. First edition. Quarter orange cloth over dark gray cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in black and gilt. Gray endpapers illustrated in a green geometric design. Very good.

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    Twelvemo. 201 pages with eight pages of advertisements at the rear.

    Some rubbing and soiling, bumped corners and spine ends which are beginning to fray, darkened edges and spine and the spine is slightly leaning. Small pencil notations to preliminary pages. A very good copy of the author's most well known novel dealing with human nature and the unsolvable problem. 

    First edition points: Misprint on page 32, line 17, "here plied" rather than "he replied." BAL 18880

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