Bridges, Robert; illustrated by Oliver Herford, F.G. Attwood, and A.E. Sterner OVERHEARD IN ARCADY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. First edition, first printing. Series of articles originally published in LIFE as by ''Droch.'' Hardcover. Owner's 1894 name and note to front free endpaper, else nearly fine, with evidence of mild use; in maroon cloth with devices, rules, and lettering; no dust jacket. The b&w illustrations, especially the author caricatures, are delectable.
Utterly enchanting collection of little playlets about contemporary authors in which characters from their works chat about their progenitors: Stockton, Barrie, Kipling, Davis, Howells, James, Aldrich, Harding Davis, Meredith, RLS, Marion Crawford.