Merrick, Leonard. The Man Who Was Good. London: Chatto & Windus, 1892. 2 vols. (8vo), original blind-stamped dark blue cloth, spine with gilt lettering. First Edition.
Merrick’s uncommon third novel. Although largely forgotten today, Merrick was widely admired by his peers; J. M. Barrie called him the "novelist's novelist," and he counted Virginia Woolf, HG Wells, and GK Chesterton among his fans.