1912 · London & New York
One of her novels set in the fictional town of Old Chester, PA. Sweet young Philippa Roberts, a newcomer, tries the efficacy of a love potion on the Rev. John Fenn, pastor of the local Presbyterian Church. The volume is illustrated with three black and white half-tone plates by German-born, American-raised artist Wilhelm Heinrich Detlev Körner (a.k.a. William Henry Dethlef Koerner).
Binding: Publisher's decorated green cloth binding; title and author in white on front cover below an illustration of blue sky with white clouds and birds above a green hillside with flowering trees; title, author, publisher and decorations in gilt on spine.
Smith, American Fiction, 1901–1925, D-299. Binding as above. Very good condition. (Inventory #: 36775)