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BALDWIN, JOSEPH G. The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi: A Series of Sketches.
Baldwin, Joseph G. [1815-1864]. The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi: A Series of Sketches. San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney Co., 1887. Frontispiece, x, 330 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettered spine. Front hinge cracked but secure. Very light wear. Good. $85. * Later edition. Originally published in 1853 in New York and London. The author, a lawyer in Virginia, packed his bags, mounted on horseback and set out for Alabama and Mississippi. This interpretative collection of essays on backwoods society was the result of his writing down at odd moments, his impressions of the unusual men and scences around him in court-room, office, tavern. It was enjoyed by many and its popularity became worldwide. See Dictionary of American Biography I:538.
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