"Posson Jone" and Père Raphaël, With a New Word Setting Forth How and Why the Two Tales Are One [Autograph Note Signed by Cable tipped in]
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Very Good. Item #13813
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, green, and white and signed in image "MA" by the designer Margaret Armstrong, top edge gilt; ,162pp.; eight leaves of color plates, color pictorial title page. Light shelf wear, spine a bit toned and gilt dulled, contemporary bookseller ticket to front free endpaper, else Very Good and sound overall. Additionally tipped to front free endpaper is an excised portion of an autograph note from the author: "Try for that. But you may engaged for $125 if you can do no better. Yours truly / G.W. Cable."
Earliest combined edition of these two stories, "Père Raphaël" having first appeared in the author's collection "Old Creole Days" in 1879.
[BAL 2377; Gullans & Espey 59].