London: Grant Richards, 1903. First edition. 8vo, original blue cloth stamped in a peacock feather design, white and gilt lettering. Fragile white lettering and decoration a little rubbed; some minor foxing; a very good copy. Item #7334
Perhaps Merrick's best novel: a man in his late thirties begins to grow restless for the happiness of his youth. Merrick manages to bring to the plot the realistic details of theatre life for which he was best known. Sadleir 1708; Wolff 4745.