The Pastor's Story and Other Pieces

By: Gay, M. A. H. , Decatur Georgia

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Good+


Maroon cloth over boards with gilt titles. Much edge, corner and surface wear including some loss at spine ends. Lightening at bottom of front cover. See scan. However, the book is square and the binding secure with no tears or parting. Gift inscription on the second free endpaper. This is a collection of short stories, poems and other occasional works by Mary Anne Harris Gay who makes it plain on the title page that she is from Decatur, Georgia. Gay sold this book from door to door after the Civil War to support herself and her relatives. Though lampooned by Mark Twain, the book went through eleven editions. Gay is more famous for her later book, Life in Dixie during the War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 265 pages

Title: The Pastor's Story and Other Pieces

Author Name: Gay, M. A. H. , Decatur Georgia

Categories: Georgia,

Edition: Ninth Edition

Publisher: Baltimore, Turnbull Brothers: 1874

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 14048

Keywords: Georgia Short Stories Fiction Poetry