Publisher: Boston: Kiley, Printer, 1895.
Edition: First edition, one of only 50 copies printed.
Condition: A few slight stains; fine copy.
Book ID: 17152
DescriptionSmall folio, original pictorial wrappers, 22 pages. Frontis.
Comments¶ The first book by MacKaye, a Harvard poet whose reputation during his lifetime was considerable - particularly among the literati, Robert Frost included . Johnny Crimson, published when MacKaye was a sophomore, is a tale in verse about student pranks at Harvard 100 years earlier. The cover illustration is an early example of Pape’s work.