Publisher New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903.
Illustration: 10 Illustrations in color by F.C. Yohn, plus frontispiece and b/w drawing.
Seller ID 008400
F. Hopkinson Smith (1838-1915) was a United States author, artist & engineer. This is a companion volume to his 'Col. Carter of Cartersville' (1891) centered on the Christmas season.
“Of the Southern tales F Hopkinson Smith's Colonel Carter's Christmas gives us again this fine old time Virginian in a New York atmosphere where his simple great heartedness and courtesy influence even a crude hard headed man of Wall Street.” The [American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 28, 1903.]
Cream colored parchment [faux-vellum] with front japp edges. Titles and decorations in stamped gilt. Top edge gilt.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Boards have toned to a pleasing patina.