Howells, W. D The Rise of Silas Lapham.

 Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1885. First Edition. 8vo. (19 x 12 cm), iv + 515 pages + blank leaf. The first state of the first edition, with the earlier version of the advertisements facing the title page and the broken type at the bottom of page 176. A very good copy bound in the publishers brown cloth, decorated in black and gilt very clean with some wear to the head and tail of the spine and the corners.