HARTE, Bret. Three Partners or the Big Strike on Heavy Tree Hill. Chatto & Windus. 1897.
8vo., original cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. With 8 illustrations by J Gulich. Gilt on spine slightly dulled, two neat ink names, a very good copy.
First British edition, issued either simultaneously with the American, according to BAL, or before the American edition, according to Sadleir. This novel resurrects the beloved character of Whiskey Dick, a plainspoken gent who has an inordinate fondness for the bar rooms and saloons of California's mining towns.