Publication Data

First published by Doubleday & McClure, October 14, 1899. Priced at $1.50. 5,000 copies in first printing.

First state of first edition includes publication date of 1899 on the title page (later printings, 1900), and the ear of corn on the spine points up. Also three states of text in this binding, with earliest on page 291, line 7 reading brainy bumps where later printings read a square brow. See Russo and Sullivan for complete collation of first edition.

The book has appeared in copious editions since, and is readily available in almost all editions online at ABEBooks. If you’re interested in a new copy, it is available in hardback from 1st World Library - Literary Society (December 30, 2007) for $31.95. Also in Amazon Kindle format.

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