Charleston, South Carolina: William G. Mazyck, 1870. "Days of Yore" is a historical account of Charleston, South Carolina, divided into four "letters" penned "By the Ancient Lady" (i.e. Elizabeth Anne Poyas), and includes excerpts of poetry, biographical and genealogical information, and musings on local history. Poyas had a distinctive writing voice, and contributed to many literary journals under the "Ancient Lady" name with much success.
12mo (7" by 4.5"), pp. 43, , sewn in original printed yellow wrappers. Very good to fine. Extremities rubbed, light toning. Tape repairs.