The TIME Has COME, The WALRUS SAID, To TALK Of MANY THINGS... The Society of the Philistines. Thursday Evening. December Nineteenth, 1895. In Honor of Mr. Stephen Crane. Stephen. 1871 - 1900 Crane.
The TIME Has COME, The WALRUS SAID, To TALK Of MANY THINGS... The Society of the Philistines. Thursday Evening. December Nineteenth, 1895. In Honor of Mr. Stephen Crane.

The TIME Has COME, The WALRUS SAID, To TALK Of MANY THINGS... The Society of the Philistines. Thursday Evening. December Nineteenth, 1895. In Honor of Mr. Stephen Crane.

[East Aurura, N.Y.]: [Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Printing Shop], 1895. 1st printing (BAL 4072; Williams & Starrett, pp. 153 - 154). Not recorded by McKenna. Unpaginated, though 8 pp. Dinner menu p. 7. Untitled 11-line poem by Crane, "I have heard the sunset song of the birches" [first line], p. 8. Front wrapper with wood engraving, signed Collin (?), identical to that on the cover of "A Souvenir and a Medley". 9" x 6". Printed self wrappers, with burgundy cord tie. Housed in a custom blue cloth case. General wear & soiling, with some spot staining. Faint horizontal fold-line. An About VG copy. Item #41534

Post-dinner printed momento for this evening given in Crane's honor, which publishes [pp 3 - 6] diver quips by those invited but unable to attend, which included Charles Dudley Warner, Maurice Thomposon, Irving Bacheller, Charles F. Lummis, Richard Harding Davis, Bliss Carman, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Daniel Appleton & Ambrose Bierce.

Publisher info from BAL.

Very scarce in the trade.

Price: $2,000.00

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