Book Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: London: The MacMillan Company, 1901.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Hugh Thomson
A most attractive 1901 edition of Allen's novel in very Nearly Fine condition. Small period sticker of the Galignant Library in Paris, light foxing to end papers. Green cloth with gilt design and lettering on cover and spine, all edges gilt.
James Allen has been described as Kentucky's first important novelist. Set in 1850, it is the story of the romance between a naturalist and a society girl. First published in 1894, this novel established Allen among critics as a serious literary author ; B&W Illustrations; xxxii; 286; adv. on p. [1-2] at the end pages.