EDEN VERSUS WHISTLER. THE BARONET & THE BUTTERFLY. A Valentine with a Verdict.
Edition: First US trade issue
New York: R.H. Russell, 1899. Squarish octavo, beige cloth and brown boards. [xiv), (79) pp, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Boards have a bit of rubbing to edges and outer corners; small bruise to upper outer corners; two small paper chips and a narrow inch-long skinned spot to inner margin of front board; text paper lightly toned; Xmas, 1900, pencil inscription on front free endpaper; VG tight and unworn copy otherwise. Made from sheets of the Paris: May, 1899, edition. Mispelling "McNeil" on front cover, as always. BAL 21343. " Noblesse Abuse ! ". The book is about his dispute with Sir William Eden over payment for a painting.