New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859.
12 engraved plates. 269, 6 pp. 8vo. Guion Griffis Johnson's Copy. Contemporary brown diced cloth with supralibros in blind, recased preserving cloth of upper and lower covers.Recased, preserving cloth of upper and lower covers showing supralibros of "HB" stamped in blind, old repair to title page, without the frontispiece, interior foxed and spotted, non-authorial inscription to front free endpaper Item #314245
"One of the most joyous expressions of antebellum Southern humor" (Walser).
An interesting association copy, with ownership inscription of pioneering female historian Guion Griffis Johnson (1900-1989) and her husband, sociologist Guy B[enton] Johnson (1901-1991), both experts on Black culture in the rural south and early advocates for racial equality.
Price: $200.00 Free Domestic Delivery