Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1881.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 2333; Wright III, 870.
Condition: Cloth slightly rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 9096
Description8vo, original decorated olive cloth, red lettering.
CommentsCable’s third book, a novella about caste and racial intolerance among the whites and Creoles in New Orleans: a quadroon woman, Madame Delphine, attempts to get her daughter married to a white man without anyone knowing that she is of mixed blood. Inscribed on the half-title “To Mr. Wm. Smith / from His Truly / G. W. Cable / Northampton, Mass. / May 4th 1891.”.