Red Hair. Elinor GLYN.

Red Hair. New York: Macaulay Company, [1928].

Presumed First Printing under this title, originally published as The Vicissitudes of Evangeline in 1905.Snell dustjacket art. Evangeline comes from a scandalous background and is brought up by a cruel rich guardian, Mrs. Carruthers, who plots that Evangeline should marry her nephew for inheritance purposes. Red Hair is a series of journal entries that takes place in the weeks following Mrs. Carruthers’ sudden death. Her nephew, Christopher Carruthers, arrives and rejects the antiquated marriage arrangement to a stranger, thus turning Evangeline out. He then waffles a bunch, gets rejected by Evangeline, and has the bright idea to call in his charming handsome friend for reinforcements. That friend is Lord Robert, who (spoiler alert!) Evangeline ends up marrying at the end of the novel. [thegoodbadbook.wordpress.com]. Uncommon in dustjacket. Near Fine but for long 1928 gift inscription in Very Good dustjacket.

Price: $175.00

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