New York: Fords, Howard and Hulbert, 1880. First Edition; advance sheets, consisting of the title page and the first 256 pages of the 521 issued. Wright 5516; BAL 20349, noting another copy of the advance sheets in plain, brown wrappers. One the front wrapper, in an undetermined hand, “Advance Sheets of a portion of Judge A.W. Tougee;s new novel Brooks Without Straw.” Inscribed by the author on the title page, “With the regards of A.W. Tourgee.” Minor wear and edge chipping; very good.