Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 7918; Wright III, 2620.
Condition: Edges lightly rubbed; nearly fine copy.
Book ID: 26840
Description8vo, original decorated salmon cloth, gilt lettering.
Comments¶ Hearn’s first novel and his only major work of fiction set in Louisiana, where he resided for almost ten years. Chita is set on idyllic Last Island in the Gulf of Mexico and tells the tragic story of the storm that swept Last Island away in 1856.