Plain Folk of the Old South.

(Baton Rouge, LA): LSU Press, 1949. First edition. 8vo. xxi, 235 pp. Population maps. A challenge to the usual presentation of the make-up of the ante-bellum South, "Planter, Poor Whites, and Salves," arguing that a significant middle class, the "Plain Folk," played its part in the region's developing culture. Gift inscription on pastedown, bookplate removed from endpaper, a good solid copy. Burgundy cloth, gilt spine title, illustrated dust jacket (price-clipped, rubbed, worn at spine ends). (9314). Item #62592

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