The Way of All Flesh. Samuel BUTLER, intro William Lyon Phelps.

The Way of All Flesh

New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1916. First Thus. Octavo (19cm.); original blue cloth, leather gilt-lettered labels mounted to upper cover and spine; x,[2],464pp. Tiny loss to spine label, else About Fine. First appearance of Phelp's introduction to Butler's semi-autobiographical novel, a criticism of Victorian society which Butler rewrote three times between 1872 and 1884, but was only published posthumously in 1903. HOPPÉ 42, (p. 82).

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