©1879 · New York
Author was a former Superior Court judge in North Carolina. First edition. "The story of an earnest man." "A romance of the Western Reserve.
Wright, III, 5519. Publisher's red cloth, front cover stamped in black with thistle and fig motif and title. Spine stamped in black and gold. Small area of spine discolored. Text block skewed and loosening at front hinge. Title with old tear, repaired. Few old stains. Ex–social club library: call number on endpaper, rubber-stamp on title-page, no other markings. An attractive but tired copy. (Inventory #: 26587)