Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1951). First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth. Very good. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED, dated, and SIGNED by author Smith to noted educator and historian Leonard D. White: "With affection and respect / to / Professor Leonard White / Whose encouragement and aid / made possible both the / writing and the publication / of this book. / Louis Smith / Berea, Kentucky / October 8, 1951." No jacket. Minor shelfwear. Spine lightly faded. Bit of shelfsoil to edges. Else clean and sound throughout. Very Good. Item #11460
In his foreword to this book, Smith writes: "Most of all, my thanks should go to Professor Leonard D. White for his constant encouragement in the preparation of the book and for his thoughtful insights into every aspect of it. Without his generous aid and advice, it is doubtful the study would ever have been completed."