Place Published: New York and Boston
Publisher: H. M. Caldwell Co.
Date Published: 1900
Book Id: 39757
117pp. Twenty-fourmo [14.5 cm] 1/4 gray cloth with white paper, lettered in gilt and pictorially stamped, on the front board. Top edge gilt; other edges rough-trimmed. Illustrated frontispiece. With the publisher's glassine wrapper, and in the green card box. The book is in near fine condition, and the glassine wrapper is in very good condition, with a number of shallow closed and open tears in the edges. The box is in very good condition, with rubbing.
A poem about a shipwrecked man, who after 10 years on a desert island, returns home to discover that his dearly loved wife, thinking him dead, has remarried and has a new child. Not wanting to spoil his wife's happiness, he never reveals to her that he is alive.