New York. The Century Co., 1891. 1st Edition. x, 233 pp. 25 black and white illustrations including frontis, plus decorative title at head of chapter one. 8vo, 8-1/2" x 7". Green and ivory cloth boards, gilt decorative upper board and back strip. A G/VG copy, gilt faded, light soiling to boards, edges and corners are rubbed, age toning and some chipping/soiling to edges of leaves, internally clean and bright. Item #45470
There are 24 illustrations noted in the "List of Illustrations", however when counted there is also a illustration on p.116 that is NOT listed. This is an illustration of Lady Jane dancing with a another black girl and a crane.
A fairly rare book that takes place in New Orleans.