1923. Item #89824
"FIRST AND ONLY EDITION" GISSING, George. AN HEIRESS ON CONDITION. Philadelphia: Privately Printed for the Pennell Club, 1923. First Edition. #25 of 48 numbered copies. 4to. 33pp. Blue-gray paper-covered boards backed with blue cloth. Lettered in gilt to spine. Vignette title page by Joseph Pennell. Minimal wear to cloth and boards. Bottom corner lightly bumped. " First and only edition of an early story by Gissing, written in 1880 and rejected by contemporary periodicals." Includes a later protective green cloth chemise with black leather title label to spine stamped in gilt not issued with the book.(Freeman 63).