This volume contains a wonderful collection of stories, articles, and poems by the esteemed writer, Maurice Thompson. A perfect book for all fans of the written word, this rare book will greatly appeal to anyone with an interest in Thompson's work and constitutes a valuable addition to collections of antiquarian literature. This book has been elected for modern republication due to its immense literary value, proudly republished here with a new prefatory biography of the author. James Maurice Thompson (1844 –1901) was an American novelist famous for reviving the bow and arrow as an tool for hunting in America. Other notable works by this author include: Alice of Old Vincennes (1900) and The Witchery of Archery (1878).