Good / Very Good. Item #12978
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First Edition, with code I-E (September 1955). Signed by the author on front free endpaper with inscription "Inscribed, with much pleasure, for Frederick Thomas, who knew many of the 'old timers' whose knowledge made a book like this possible. Alexander Sprunt, Jr., Okeechobee, Fla, January 1956."
Octavo; xxii, -227pp. Illustrations throughout, many full-color. Illustrated dust jacket over black cloth with gilt lettering. Jacket chipped at spine ends with partial loss to title at head; shallower chips at corners and along edges with some small tears and creasing; joints and flap folds heavily rubbed; scuffs to surface and some general toning / smudging. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends with smudging and soiling to surface. Offsetting and toning to endpapers. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.