Brown vertical-moiré-rib-grain cloth. Gold, black, and white stamping on front and spine. No decoration on back.
Book has illustrations by E.W. Kemble. Book contents: Strength of Gideon -- Mammy Peggy's pride -- Viney's free papers -- The fruitful sleeping of the Rev. Elisha Edwards -- The ingrate -- The case of 'Ca'line -- The finish of Patsy Barners -- One man's fortunes -- Jim's probation -- Uncle Simon's Sundays out -- Mr. Cornelius Johnson, office-seeker -- An old-time Christmas -- A mess of pottage -- The trustfulness of Polly -- The tragedy at Three Forks -- The finding of Zach -- Johnsonham, junior -- The faith cure man -- A council of state -- Silas Jackson.