Derleth, August Village Daybook: A Sac Prairie Journal
Chicago Pellegrini & Cudahy (c.1947) First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dj Illustrated by Frank Utpatel
[good solid copy, light shelfwear, minor dust-soiling to top page edges; jacket moderately edgeworn, tiny tears at a couple of corners, minor paper loss at spine ends (no text affected), some soiling/darkening to spine]. (endpaper map by Hjalmar Skuldt) "A gleaning of the best passages from [the author's] journal of daily life in Sac Prairie, Wisconsin. With the humor of a Mark Twain and the sensitivity of a Thoreau, he keeps a record of the people and their countryside, of anecdotes told in the harness shop, and of all the small events that are the very fabric of life for millions of Americans."