Chicago: (Goose - Quill), 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 5.25 x 7.75 inches. 8; 32; 36;48;36; 48 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white reproductions of drawings, ads. Near fine in original mustard cloth illustrated and lettered in black on the upper cover. Item #32607
Goose - Quill was a short-lived satiric literary magazine begun in 1900. This volume contains the first five numbers of the New Series published between November, 1901 and April, 1902. Irreverent articles like "Mr. Hearst and His Libidinous Newspapers" "Kipling Is Dead" "The Man from East Aurora" (a scathing indictment of Elbert Hubbard) "Why Chicago Is a Hell Upon Earth" appear herein as does work by Beirce, Wilde, et al and illustrations by W.W. Denslow and William T. Horton. This limited edition is copy number 24 of 1000 printed signed by Cowley - Brown on the colophon page. Very scarce.