Illustrated wraps, sewn with silk cord (as issued); pp. 8. A little soiled; lightly rubbed along the edges; flattened crease across the middle, from folding. This program and menu was printed for those attending the dinner held in Crane's honor by the Society of Philistines, December 19, 1895. Printed up shortly after the dinner, it includes excerpts from letters by those who could not attend, as well as comments from the dinner. The last page contains an otherwise unpublished poem by Crane. With printed comments from Charles Dudley Warner, William Dean Howells, Ripley Hitchcock, Hamlin Garland, Bliss Carman, Richard Harding Davis, S. S. McClure, and others. BAL 4072. Scarce. In custom cloth case. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Time Has Come, The Walrus Said, To Talk ...
Editorial: [Elbert Hubbard] 
Año de publicación: 1895
Condición del libro: Very Good+
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción Roycroft Printing Shop, East Aurora, 1895. Cover illustration by Collins. 8 pp. 8vo. A souvenir of a dinner put on by Elbert Hubbard's Society of the Philistines honoring Stephen Crane, containing tributes to the author from other prominent literary figures, the menu of the dinner, and the first printing of a new Crane poem (incipit: "I have heard the sunset song of the birches")"The banquet intended to honor Crane ended as a farce, in an orgy of chaos and bickering among the ? guests, many of them newspapermen and drunk, who had assembled not so much to honor Crane as to enjoy the sport of ribald interruptions and pseudo-friendly guffaws ? [Crane] no doubt had a good time, but he had thought the occasion was to be a tribute to him as a literary man, and it was hardly that" (Stallman, Stephen Crane, pp. 163-5). BAL 4072 Stiched wrappers as issued, dust-soiled and dampstained Cover illustration by Collins. 8 pp. 8vo. Nº de ref. del artículo: 257059
Descripción [Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Printing Shop], [East Aurura, N.Y.], 1895. Unpaginated, though 8 pp. Dinner menu p. 7. Untitled 11-line poem by Crane, "I have heard the sunset song of the birches" [first line], p. 8. Front wrapper with wood engraving, signed Collin (?), identical to that on the cover of "A Souvenir and a Medley". 9" x 6" Post-dinner printed momento for this evening given in Crane's honor, which publishes [pp 3 - 6] diver quips by those invited but unable to attend, which included Charles Dudley Warner, Maurice Thomposon, Irving Bacheller, Charles F. Lummis, Richard Harding Davis, Bliss Carman, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Daniel Appleton & Ambrose Bierce. Publisher info from BAL. Very scarce in the trade. General wear & soiling, with some spot staining. Faint horizontal fold-line. An About VG copy. Printed self wrappers, with burgundy cord tie. Housed in a custom blue cloth case 1st printing (BAL 4072; Williams & Starrett, pp. 153 - 154). Not recorded by McKenna. Nº de ref. del artículo: 41534