THE SUNNY SOUTH; OR, THE SOUTHERNER AT HOME, EMBRACING FIVE YEARS' EXPERIENCE OF A NORTHERN GOVERNESS IN THE LAND OF THE SUGAR AND THE COTTON.

Philadelphia. 1860. 526pp. plus advertisements. Original cloth. Cloth sunned and edgeworn. Some scattered spotting. A good, tight copy. Item #WRCAM9280

A collection of letters written by Kate Conyngham and originally published in the SATURDAY COURIER in 1853-54, giving observations gleaned from her travels in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Washington, D.C., South Carolina, and Cuba. "Detailed portrayal of life on tobacco, cotton and sugar plantations in ante-bellum Mississippi" - Howes. CLARK III:58 (note). SABIN 34776. HOWES I50.

Price: $175.00