Title: ['Twixt Cupid & Croesus or] The Exhibits In an Attachment Suit
Author: Charles Peale Didier
Description: Ninth Edition. Lightly padded, ivory leatherette covered boards. Bit of wear to head of spine. Interior is unmarked and generally clean. Each page features either an illustration or a tipped-in facsimile of correspondence, which alternate throughout.  pages. 12 x 9 inches.
A troubled story of courtship between a woman (Miss Edith Ralston) and two men (Jack Garnett and, the heir to a fortune, Mr. Clarence Bleaker), uniquely depicted through an ''exhibition,'' or scrapbook, of their correspondence. Each attached piece looks and feels as if it were a real letter, several of them fold open, written upon actual stationery. Also included are a facsimile telegram and a couple newspaper clippings giving this the feel of a real scrapbook). A fascinating Victorian novelty book. Twixt Cupid & Croesus was first published in March 1896 and was followed by a similarly styled volume, R.S.V.P: A Novelette, in June 1897.
The author, Charles Peale Didier (1869-1900), was a native of Maryland and studied art under Andre Castaigne, a leading illustrator in the United States, at the Charcoal Club in Baltimore. He was known to have painted portraits of several prominent Baltimoreans. Charles Didier died of pneumonia, still a young man at the age of thirty-one.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Williams & Wilkins Company
Keywords: novelty, Victorian, love story, courtship, romance, love triangle,
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