SASSAFRAS. by Matthews, Jack.


Edition: First printing.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the 1840's, on the Western frontier featuring a young phrenologist who travels from town to town giving readings. Cover praise from James Dickey (who calls this 'rowdy, boisterous, bold and it flows over with comic energy, Our hero is that great American figure, the philosopher-rogue.'), A. B. Guthrie, Tom O'Brien and others. 288 pp. Great dust jacket art by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-395346401).

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 38624
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