New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1911. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #46394
A collection of fifteen short stories including Shanley's Luck, which is based on the Canadian Pacific Railroad Beavermouth Riots of 1885 that interfered with construction until the legendary Sam Steele intervened. Packard's first book. Frontis color illustration by Howard Brown. Bound in original gray cloth with lettering in white and attractive illustration on the front cover in black, blue and brown. Neat signature of G.W. Milton on the front free endpaper. White lettering on the spine mildly toned. A bright very good plus, attractive copy.