Atheneum: NY, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-4898
8.5 x 5.5", cloth, 193pp, minor shelf wear, intrusive ink presentation inscription from former owner on front fly else a nice copy in a lightly edge-worn dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED ("Happy Birthday to Dr. Eleanor James, a memorable teacher for whom I have great respect...) AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, though below this inscription is the intrusive inscription described above. Novel of free persons of color in 18thc. Louisiana and their dealings with a voudou doctor.