Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1971.
First Edition. Hardcover. 9 1/2" X 6 1/4". xii, 236pp. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with small tears to edges and extremities, light dust soiling, and chipping to head and tail of spine. Brown cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild shelfwear to binding. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Binding is firm and sound. Pages smell quite musty, else clean and unmarked. A very presentable first edition in dust jacket of James C. Bonner's history of Carroll County, Georgia from its earliest inhabitants to the waning of frontier traditions in the early twentieth century. Chapters include: The Earliest Inhabitants; The First Decade of Settlement; The Receding Frontier; The Coming of the Civil War: The 1850s; War and Reconstruction, 1861-1872; Postwar Recovery, 1872-1893; Social Life in the Postwar Period, 1870-1900; Postwar Political Developments; Educational Developments After the Civil War; The Waning of Frontier Traditions. Good + / good. Item #4557