Item #124829 Old Creole Days... Together with "the Scene of Cable's Romances" by Lafcadio Hearn. George Washington. Hearn Cable, John O'Hara, Lafcadio. Cosgrave, Edward Larocque Tinker, prologue.

Old Creole Days... Together with "the Scene of Cable's Romances" by Lafcadio Hearn.

1943. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943.

Small 4to, xxxi, 224 pp. Full red leather with gilt floral decorations to backstrip and both covers. Backstrip slightly faded, slipcase somewhat water-stained, internally a fine copy.

§ Copy #666 of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator. "Originally published in 1879, Old Creole Days catapulted Cable to national recognition. The stories within reflect the everyday life of the New Orleans Creoles through a mixture of humor and the unique Creole patois... tales that are alive with the sounds and scenes of nineteenth-century New Orleans." (Contemporary publisher's blurb). Item #124829

Price: $125.00