Columbus, [Ohio]: New Franklin Printing Company, . Profusely Illustrated. Original Edition, Limited to 750 unnumbered copies. James Ball Naylor, one of the most well-known authors in the country at the turn of the twentieth century, has since faded into the shadows of obscurity. His rise from an impoverished childhood, his fight to get an education, his struggle through hardships in becoming a country doctor in rural Ohio, Naylor also developed a passion for writing poetry, novels, short stories, and children’s books. He became well-known as an entertainer and a speaker on the Lyceum and Chautauqua Circuits, as well as a political force both as a candidate and as a newspaper columnist. Small quarto: decorative gray cloth, stamped in black; 202 pages plus index. Item #57512
Very Good (moderate edgewear; some light discoloration rear cover; contents clean & tight.