New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1874. First Edition. Small 8vo. 205, tailpiece, (1 pp advertisement) pp. Black & white woodcut illustrations by W. J. Linton, including full-page illustrated half-title. Pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt and black with gilt lettering to spine;bevelled edges; brown endpapers. A very good copy of a scarce title (some wear to extremities with boards starting at corners; front hinge starting; light soiling). Item #16466
Jane Goodwin Austin (1831 - 1894) was an American writer, notable for her popular stories of the time. During her lifetime, she was the author of 24 books and numerous short stories. Her friends throughout her life were some of the most well-known American authors, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Louisa May Alcott. - wiki.