The Refugees: A Tale of Two Continents by A. Conan Doyle, Paperback, The Amalgamated Press LTD, 1907 Edition.
Daily Mail Sixpenny Novels edition. Contains old adverts. Illustrated by John Cameron.
The Refugees, first published in 1893, is a historical novel revolving Amory de Catinat, a Huguenot guardsman of Louis XIV, and Amos Green, an American who comes to visit France. Major themes include Louis XIV's marriage to Madame de Maintenon, retirement from court of Madame de Montespan, the revoking of the Edict of Nantes (1685) and the subsequent emigration of the Huguenot de Catinats to America.
Good condition, some wear around edges. Some tearing between title page and cover. Markings in pen on cover.