Probable first edition (no direct statement provided) SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. xviii, 206 pages. Hardcover: H 22.25cm x L 14.25cm. Dust jacket lightly rubbed with minor soiling, faint foxing to spine; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Dark green cloth with vibrant gilt stamped spine lettering. Pages are bright and clean. Binding retains some crispness. A fine copy in a very good+ dust jacket with the author's black felt-tip ink signature "S.G. Thigpen" written vertically upon the front free endpaper. An uncommon book featuring the author's reminiscences of his 1890s and early 1900s childhood spent in the Lake Como community of Jasper County, Mississippi plus other tales of Honey Island in the Pearl River area, the south Mississippi turpentine business, etc. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A BOY IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI & OTHER STORIES. ...
Publisher: Picayune, MS - Kingsport, TN: S.G. Thigpen [Samuel Grady Thigpen, Sr.] - The Kingsport Press, Inc. (printer), 1966.
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