New York: The Century Co., 1908. 8vo. [viii], 421 pp. FIRST EDITION, SECOND PRINTING. With 2 half-titles, frontispiece, and 9 plates. Original decorated cloth with illustration of a harbor town to upper cover, some very light wear to head and foot of spine, else fine. Presentation card with Mitchell’s signature tipped in onto front fly-leaf. Item #11759
First edition, second printing of this sequel to Hugh Wynne, free Quaker. Originally entitled René Vicomte de Courval when it appeared in the January-December, 1908, issues of The Century Magazine, this novel deals with the rivalry between the Federalists and the Republicans. “All my books have a bit of clinic in them; this time it is the yellow fever of 1792.” BAL, 6, 14249; BMC, XVII,522 ; Osler, 5165.