Publisher: Charles Scribner &Company
Date Published: 1871
Description: Good+. Bumped Corners. Light Wear.Harris, Mrs. Sidney S. [Miriam Coles]. RICHARD VANDERMARCK. A Novel. New York: Charles Scribner &Company, 1871. 2 pp undated ads. Original blindstamped red brown cloth. First Edition of this tale of "the well to do in early New York" (Wright). Miriam Coles attended Madame Canda's exclusive school in New York City, and at the age of 26 published anonymously her first novel, RUTLEDGE. This was "a sentimental romance of a type popular at that period... This, as well as her many other novels and books, enjoyed great vogue and passed through many editions"