Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1974. First Edition. Folio (measures 406 x 330 mm). Number seven of ten numbered copies signed by Dickey and the book's production team. Publisher's full leather with gilt and blind embossing to spine and front board. All edges gilt, with marbled endpapers and doublures. Accompanied by the original publisher's clamshell. With 101 exceptional plates and illustrations.
Printed under the direction of Henry Lerner in 1974, the book soon after went into a larger second edition of 25,000 copies and brought national recognition to its illustrator Shruptine. An exceptional collection of writing and images capturing the haunting, simple beauty of the south. Fine (Item #2482)