Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1887. First American Edition. Novel in which the title character leaves his country home for this city, to find his fortune; once there, he finds it difficult to assimilate with the Boston elite. BAL 9627; WRIGHT III, 2822. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); Blanck's binding 1, with spine imprint of Ticknoer & Co.; variant cobalt blue cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in back and gilt on spine and front cover; [vi],464, plus 24pp ads. Spine ends gently nudged, with light dustiness to upper edge of textblock, and some trivial wear to corners; a fresh, Near Fine copy.