The Vinegar Buyer: Sharp Sayings of Sharp People


This antique hardcover book has an olive-green cloth cover with red and black lettering, etched illustration.  Based on James Whitcomb Riley's poem "Jap Miller," this is a humorous story of a joker and the tricks he plays on unsuspecting country folk.  Numerous black-and-white illustrations throughout.  Gift inscription on verso of front endpaper; small section (30 pages) of browned pages; faded spine; edgewear; soil.  188 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • THE VINEGAR BUYER: SHARP SAYINGS OF SHARP PEOPLE
  • Ezra Kendall
  • The J.B. Savage Company, 1909
  • First edition