The Golden Christmas: A Tale of Lowcountry Life

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SKU:
2410
UPC:
9781570036125
Condition:
Used

William Gilmore Simms, with introduction by David Aiken, The Golden Christmas: A Tale of Lowcountry Life, Columbia, S.C., University of South Carolina Press, 2005 edition of 1852 book titled The Golden Christmas: A Chronicle of St. John's, Berkeley, Compiled from the Notes of a Briefless Barrister. Trade pb with peach and green illustrated covers, xviii, [i] 168 pp with facsimile of original title page. "Equal parts a novel of manners and comic romance," this story of a Charleston family includes antebellum details and Christmas customs. Very good: corners bumped, crease in front cover, small smudge on ffep, pages crisp, no markings.