Place and Imprint: Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1885.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 9619, state 1; Wright III, 2829.
Condition: Edges slightly worn; faint stain on the upper board; nearly fine copy.
Book ID: 27758
Physical Description8vo, original decorated gray-green cloth, gilt lettering.
Comments¶ Howells’ most famous novel, and one of the cornerstone works of American realistic fiction, the story of the newly rich businessman, Silas Lapham, his frustrations in dealing with Boston brahmins and his rise and eventual tragic fall.