Spine slightly curved, minor edgewear, PO's name on half-titile page. A bright, attractive copy.
"A collection of sketches, partly fictional, partly autobiographical, [which] first appeared in the 'Southern Literary Messenger,' and was uproariously received. They were among the first sketches of American life to show the frontier folk to themselves as they really were and to make fun of American manners and speech in a way at once good natured and sardonic." Introduction by William Owens, Associate Professor, Columbia University.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall