New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969. Hardcover. 104pp. Quarto [28 cm] Brown cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. Ever so slightly faded at the extremities. The front cover is very subtly spotted. There is a shop's label on the front pastedown. In a very good dust jacket, with a 1" closed tear in the top edge of the rear panel. Gently faded at the jacket's spine and along the folds. Item #39447
Eric Sloane is a noted landscape painter and the author of a number of books on Americana. The Second Barrel is the companion volume to The Cracker Barrel. It follows the same format with brief pieces of commentary, humorous anecdotes, bizarre and wonderful bits of Americana, bold Sloane opinions, and delightful reminiscences.