THE REFUGEES: A TALE OF TWO CONTINENTS. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1893. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-366, 27 illustrations by T. de Thulstrup, original powder blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and gold. First U.S. edition. Historical novel set in the court of Louis XIV, featuring two Americans as protagonists, a New England puritan and a New York woodsman. The first half of the story is set in the Old World, the second half in the New. 3,649 copies printed. Green and GibsonA12b. The tiniest stains or scratches will show up on this light-colored cloth. Aside from several minor marks, this is a near fine copy, tight and square and, save for some light foxing on the endpapers, quite fine internally. (#75371).