Southern United States, in the mid Nineteenth Century

The Sunny South; or, the Southerner at Home, 1860, for sale

Book Author: 

Ingraham, J.H. editor

Book Title: 

The Sunny South; or, the Southerner at Home, Embracing Five Years' Experience of a Northern Governess in the Land of the Sugar and the Cotton..

Philadelphia: G. G. Evans, 1860.

First Edition. 8vo. 526 pages + publisher's catalogue. Some spots of browning (including on the title page), not effecting legibility, one group of pages slightly out of line when the book is closed, but the binding solid. In the publisher's brown cloth binding, somewhat rubbed, with slight loss at the top of the spine, including a piece of cloth about 1cm long on the front hinge.

A curious faded heraldic bookplate inside the front cover, which has left a ghostly impression on the blank leaf before the title page, this blank leaf rather heavily browned.

After five years travel and residence in the Southern States, a woman from New York describes, vividly, the characters and society of the Old South.