Mrs. Skagg's Husbands & Other Sketches 1900
MRS. SKAGGS'S HUSBANDS and OTHER SKETCHES. Stories and Tales by BRET HARTE. Sully and Kleinteich, New York, 1900,
Fiction - Romance
A love triangle goes horribly awry in the title story of this collection from one of the most eminent scribes of the Old West. Recurring character Yuba Bill has fallen in love -- but the woman he married is revealed as a "she-devil" who abandoned her previous husband and drove him to the brink of insanity.
Brown hardcover with gilt spine title & gilt top edge. Secure binding with clean pages, and mild cover wear with a light bottom corner tip rub/fray. University Edition. About 8 x 5-3/4 with 352 pp.