New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1896.
Hardcover. Very good. First American edition. 12mo,. 230 pp, in a lovely floral-themed decorative cloth binding. Top edge gilt, deckled edges. Corners ligjtly bumped, otherwise minimal wear. A collection of short stories and sketches on themes as diverse as fox hunting; the siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War; and the qualities of step-mothers. Nordau (1849-1923) was a physician and co-founder of the World Zionist Organization (with Theodor Herzl).