Theresa at San Domingo: A Tale of the Negro Insurrection of 1791; by Madame A. Fresneau; translated from the French by Emma Geiger Magrath. Armand Fresneau, Mme, Henriette de Ségur Fresneau.
Theresa at San Domingo: A Tale of the Negro Insurrection of 1791; by Madame A. Fresneau; translated from the French by Emma Geiger Magrath

Theresa at San Domingo: A Tale of the Negro Insurrection of 1791; by Madame A. Fresneau; translated from the French by Emma Geiger Magrath

Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Company, 1889. Hardcover. 213, [11] p.: frontispiece, in-text and full-page illustrations; 18 cm. Publisher's red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; gilt-stamped cover title within black-stamped illustration. Grey endpapers. Publisher's advertisements on 10 unpaginated pages following text. Gift inscription on front free endpaper verso, dated 1903. First American edition. The author, Henriette de Ségur Fresneau (1829-1905), was the daughter of the novelist Sophie Rostopchine, comtesse de Ségur, and the mother of another writer, Elisabeth Fresneau. This novel concerns the experiences of a French girl in the French colony of Saint-Domingue during the slave revolt that began in 1791 and led to the end of slavery there and the establishment of the Haitian republic. In Very Good- Condition: ends of spine and corners are rubbed and fraying; back cover soiled; clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #002858

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