Published September 23, 1909 with no separate English edition. First printing consisted of 4000 copies.
First time it was published alone in book form. Originally published in Harper’s Magazine. Small revisions were made between copies.
Notable features: Ribbon and heart decoration on the red cover. First letter of each chapter is enclosed in a box filled with roses and leaves.
Illustrations by W.T. Smedley: Frontispiece: The Young man had left her, smiling, looking back; “He says I was good to him, Mrs. Drack”; “There was never anything in the least serious between us”; and “She yielded to the bitterness.”