LONGSTREET, Augustus Baldwin Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half of the Republic. By A Native Georgian. Second Edition, with original illustrations.
Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York , 1840,
(LONGSTREET, Augustus Baldwin). Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c.,in the First Half of the Republic. By A Native Georgian. Second Edition, w ith original illustrations. New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, (1840). Pp (10),-214,(4),+ 11 plates. 8vo, pressed brown cloth, gilt to spine. Contents : The Dance. The Horse-Swap. A Native Georgian. The Fight. The Song. The Turn Out. The “Charming Creature” as a Wife. The Gander Pulling. The Ball. The Mother and her Child. The Debating Society. The Militia Drill.The Turf. An Interesting Interview. The Fox Hunt. The Wax-Works. A Sage Co nversation. The Shooting Match. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870) wasa native of Augusta, Georgia, a lawyer, judge, publisher, university presi dent, but is best known as author of this collection of humorous stories published under the pen name “A Native Georgian,”and first published in 1835.Cloth worn at spine and edges, rubbed overall, bookplate, else very good. 50.00