Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, decorative bookplate on front end paper. Jackets shows a little edge wear and chipping. A fairly tight, attractive copy.
"It was her aristocratic beauty, her fine English breeding, and her impeccable social sense that first drew Gilbert to Eugenia, and made him think of her as the perfect mistress of Yarrabee, the great plantation and vineyard he had wrested from the wilderness of Australia. Though she is an unparalleled hostess, an understanding wife, and in time a splendid mother, Eugenia is appalled by many aspects of plantation life that her husband takes in enthusiastic stride. None of these is what a cultivated Englishwoman has been prepared to expect from life. "; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall