Santiago De Chile: Hume & Co., 1900. First edition. An unauthorized collection of seven poems and two sketches previously printed in newspapers. First book appearances for the sketches and two of the poems [Richards A166]. Also includes journalists' articles. 12mo cream paperwraps lettered in black and red; 169 pages. Light stain on bottom page edge corner (not extending to pages), covers lightly rumpled and soiled, otherwise near fine. Bookplate of Boston banker and bibliophile Frank Brewer Bemis inside front cover featuring an engraving by Sidney Lawton Smith of Bemis's library and the motto "three things to me god lends, old place, old books, old friends." Housed in custom green cloth chemise and slipcase with gilt-stamped black leather spine label.