1889 · New York
First edition, second state. A "tale of Spanish love and romance" by the author of children's classics such as The Secret Garden and The Little Princess. => Twelve beautiful plates by C.S. Reinhart accompany Burnett's tender story, including a tissue-guarded frontispiece.
Binding: Publisher's green decorative cloth printed on front cover with a guitar and lady's fan in gilt and with a flowering vine design in dark green and gold; spine lettered in gold.
BAL 2073, state 2; Wright, III, 814. Bound as above, slightly cocked; top and bottom of spine rubbed with loss of green coloring of cloth, now a bit frayed, and spots of discoloration on rear cover. Interior lightly age-toned, overall unmarked and readable. => A nice copy. (Inventory #: 35454)