Illustrated by A.B. Frost. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Original tan cloth pictorially decorated in white and red.
First Edition of this loosely-connected collection of eight tales of black Americans; the first is titled "An Evening with the Ku-Klux." Aunt Minervy Ann had been one of the principal characters of Harris's preceding book, PLANTATION PAGEANTS. This copy has the fore and bottom edges trimmed, which according to Blanck is the "probable" first state. This is a very good copy, perhaps near-fine (black lettering slightly faded, a touch of wear at one corner). Blanck 7143. Item #14966