DescriptionCharles W. Chesnutt. The Wife of His Youth. Boston and New York: 1899. First edition.
Charles W. Chesnutt. The Wife of His Youth. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. First edition. Octavo. [x], 323, [1, colophon], [2, blank] pages. Frontispiece. Original deep pink cloth, front board and spine stamped in darker pink and lettered in gilt. Board edges modestly rubbed. Text block a bit shaken, lightly toned, tail edge a touch soiled, several places over-opened, contemporary ink ownership signature on front free endpaper. A good, sound copy. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.
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