Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 5 5/8". 184pp. Inscribed to previous owner at front free endpaper by Celestine Sibley and dated 1977. Rathe heavy edgewear to unclipped dust jacket, with small tears along edges and at extremities, mild dust soiling, spot of soiling to front panel, and sunning to spine. Paper over boards, with spine backed in red cloth and lettered in gilt. Moderate edgewear to binding, with heavy rubbing to tail of spine and toning to edges. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite presentable signed first printing of this collection of essays by renowned Georgia author and journalist Celestine Sibley, charmingly illustrated throughout by Mona Mark. Good / good. Item #4338