Place and Imprint: Boston: James R. Osgood, 1885.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 2339, printing 2; Wright III, 867.
Condition: Edges slightly worn; fine copy.
Book ID: 27193
Physical Description8vo, original decorated blue cloth, gilt lettering.
CommentsCable’s third work of fiction, an interesting realistic novel set in ante-bellum and wartime New Orleans about the fortunes of a wealthy but generous physician, a struggling family he encounters in his practice and the consequences of the poverty they endure.