MADAME DELPHINE. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881. Octavo, original pictorial olive green cloth stamped in brown and black. First U.S. (and first separate) edition. Cable's masterpiece, an important local color story set in New Orleans. "With Bret Harte he was one of the causes of the so-called 'local color episode' in American fiction." - DAB. BAL 2333. Wright (III) 870. Cloth worn at spine ends, corner tips rubbed, ex-Lenox Library copy with stamps on title page and bookplate on front free endpaper, a bright, very good copy. (#132789).

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