London: Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row. 1909. First Edition, first issue.
8vo, vii, [i], 328 pp + 32pp of adverts dated January 1909, original cloth, spine darkened and a little worn at head and foot, bookplate on front pastedown, sound.
A collection of short stories by the author of “Tales of Mean Streets” and “A Child of the Jago”; the two books which established Morrson’s reputation as a chronicler of the slums of East London and a champion of their inhabitants rights to a better life. The rare first issue with adverts dated “January 1909”
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