Springfield, MA: Star Publishing Co., 1885. First Edition. Spiritualist moral tale, at one point the ghost of a "beautiful creole girl" coming to haunt the man who caused her ruin and subsequent suicide, while Elsie Ainslie herself suffers a similar fate. WRIGHT III 3679. 12mo (15.5cm.); publisher's tan wrappers lettered and ruled in red; 108,(ads)pp. Wrappers exceedingly brittle with several shallow losses to margins and spine chipped, the whole quite dust-soiled and textblock toned due to interior paper stock, else Good to Very Good overall. Publisher's advertisements bound in rear, together with a list of the series "Bowles Pamphlets" printed inside rear wrapper and dated January, 1884.