“A burlesque description of pioneer life in Alabama and Mississippi as it appeared to a young lawyer who had recently arrived from Virginia”
-Clark, Old South, 124.
Baldwin was a lawyer, also known for his writing of humor. He later served on the California Supreme Court.
Beautifully rebound in full Morocco; rule lines on each board; heavy gilt on spine; all edges gilt; dentelles and marbled inner boards and endsheets.
Baldwin, Joseph G. The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi. A Series of Sketches. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1853. 1st ed.; (x)330p. Frontis., 3 plates. (HOWES B-62).