Place Published: New York
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Date Published: 1899
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 37357
214pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Olive green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and acorn designs on the spine and front cover. Top edge gilt; other edges deckled. Very good. The spine is browned, and the covers are unevenly darkened. The covers are very subtly stained, and the edges of the spine and covers are a bit dinged. There is a slight lean to the spine. The cloth at the spine ends is a little bit frayed. There is a gift inscription, with a small drawing, on the front free endsheet. The pages are age-toned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endpaper. BAL 2365.
George W. Cable is known for his stories depicting the Creoles of New Orleans.