Chicago: P.F. Volland & Co., 1915. First Edition. Octavo (22.75cm); brown cloth, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in gilt and white on front cover; top edge gilt; pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, gentle sunning to spine, with some mild discoloration to board edges, and some very faint staining to upper front cover; contents clean; Very Good+, lacking the original cardboard box. Lardner's first book (preceded by a pair of small pamphlets), a collection of poems which first appeared in his "In the Wake of the News" columns. BRUCCOLI & LAYMAN A3.