New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. [American Literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp. 147 . With a colour frontispiece and one further colour-illustrated plate. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, and gilt decoration to upper. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. Heavy pencil ownership to fly-leaf, otherwise a nice clean copy internally. Rubbing to spine and corners; much gilt lost from the spine. Very good. John Durham's attempts to win the love of his life from her aristocratic French family, contrasting plain Americanness with Frenchified decadence. Item #57540
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