Madcap Violet: A Novel. William Black.
Madcap Violet: A Novel

Madcap Violet: A Novel

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1877. First edition. Hardcover. First edition, 1877. Hardcover 8vo, 429pp. Bound in half leather with marbled boards, edges, and endpapers. Red and black spine labels with gilt compartments. This copy signed/inscribed to American author Bret Harte by the author: "To Bret Harte, from William Black. Brighton, Nov. 1886." Harte became friendly with Black when he became American consul at Glasgow, Black's place of birth, though Harte was released from his duties in 1885 after unfavorable press and poor sentiments from the American public. Very good some rubbing wear to edges, small crack to the black spine label. Bookplate of noted Scottish scholar George Henderson on the front pastedown; contents clean and unmarked. Very Good. Item #z06482

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