Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the Republic, by a native Georgian; Second edition, with original illustrations .
Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the Republic, by a native Georgian; Second edition, with original illustrations .
Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the Republic, by a native Georgian; Second edition, with original illustrations .
Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the Republic, by a native Georgian; Second edition, with original illustrations .

Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the Republic, by a native Georgian; Second edition, with original illustrations .

NY: Harper, 1840. Second edition, with original illustrations. New York: Harper, 1840. First illustrated edition with the date "1840" on the title page (first published in Augusta, Georgia, 1835). 12mo. 214 pp. 12 plates. Publisher's catalogue date March, 1840. Howes L-448. Sabin 41936. Streeter sale 1168. De Renne I, p. 445. Harwell Georgiana 28: "The aim of the author was to supply a chasm of history which has always been overlooked -- the manners, amusements, with, dialect, as they appear in all grades of society. Still enjoyed for its humor, but is now even more highly regarded, as its creator intended, for its social history." BAL 12946. Wright I, 1721. Phillips p. 237: "A series of newspaper sketches of humble life in the South. Chapter on 'The Fox Hunt" and 'The Shooting Match.'" Some light foxing but very good. Somewhat later half-calf and marbled boards, gilt title and rules on spine, edges sprinkled red. (#7953). Item #50715

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