Evangeline by Henry W. Longfellow
Hardcover. Condition: Good-. No date. (~1890s-1900s). Altemus. Illustrated
Evangeline describes the betrothal of a fictional Acadian girl named Evangeline Bellefontaine to her beloved, Gabriel Lajeunesse, and their separation as the British deport the Acadians from Acadie in the Great Upheaval.
Small book, beautifully decorative cover, some chops and edgewear to cloth. Corners rubbed and bumped. Stains along inside of covers from glue used, assumedly, to hold dust wrappers in place. On the last part their is the remanant of a dust wrapper flap still in place. Well bound and clean inside with exception of faint pencil signature and inscription on front end paper by previous owner.