Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition. Two volumes in beautiful condition. Very rare full Moroccan leather binding on both volumes. Elaborate stamped design on boards, raised bands on spine, vibrant gilt lettering and dentelles. Light shelf wear along edges of boards. Light rubbing to raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Fold-out maps at back of volume two are all present, have slight chipping at the folds, slight tanning to edges.
Frontispiece and title pages of both volumes have light foxing, some of the illustration pages have foxing at edges, but for the most part the pages are very clean! Binding very sturdy.
An excellent find for any serious collector of Civil War history. Seller Inventory mon More information about this seller Contact this seller 2. From: G. MacManus Co. About this Item: The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. New York: D. Portrait frontises, portraits, maps some folding. Wear to marbled boards, light scattered foxing and toning, else a very good set. With the ownership signatures of Francis P. Fleming on each title page.
Francis rose through the ranks from private to captain. After the war, he was admitted to the bar in , and he started a law practice in Jacksonville, Florida. In he was elected governor of Florida. He was a strong segregationist, supporter of a poll tax and literacy tests to limit the voting power of blacks. Seton Fleming C. Dornbusch III, More information about this seller Contact this seller 3. Published by New York: D. Appleton About this Item: New York: D. Appleton, Condition: Near Fine. Two volumes.
Thick octavo, Original Publisher's deluxe three-quarter brown morocco. FIRST EDITION of Jefferson Davis seminal history of the Confederacy, one of the most important works on the Civil War written by one of the conflict s primary figures, and one of the major arguments for the Constitutional basis of the war, with 18 maps 14 folding and 19 plates, including stipple-engraved portraits of Davis, members of the presidential staff, General Lee and others.
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A very desirable near-fine copy of this essential book on the Civil War. More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. A near fine set. More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Published by Appleton and Company, New York Salesman's dummy of Jefferson Davis' memoirs. Includes an example of the both examples of which were used in the sale of this volume. The cloth spine is affixed to the front pastedown and the leather on the rear pastedown.
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Contents include publisher's prospectus, 16 tissue-covered steel engraved plates; 32 pages from the text, and many pages at the end for the salesman to record his sales. In near fine condition. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Condition: Collectible: Very Good. More information about this seller Contact this seller 7.
Published by Appleton, New York About this Item: Appleton, New York, Condition: very good. Very good Light offsetting on opposite pages of most portraits. Pages throughout both volumes are slightly wavy.
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A small amount of dampstaining to margins of Frontis. Overall a very good set that is tight and bright. Howes D More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. First edition of Jefferson Davis' important history of the Confederacy, with 18 maps 14 folding and 19 plates, including stipple-engraved portraits of Davis, members of the presidential staff, General Lee, and others.
Thick octavo, original brown cloth gilt, patterned endpapers, with steel-engraved plates, including frontispiece portraits, wood-engraved plates, maps. A superior example. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Two vols. A very good set in orig. More information about this seller Contact this seller Condition: Near fine. Second edition. Near fine. Original brown cloth with gilt design at front boards and gilt lettering at spine; floral end-papers.
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Wear to cloth at extreme top edge of upper board of volume II, plus a few small finger marks in chalk. Contents are clean and tight and free of foxing. General Longstreet in one of the most controversial figures on the Civil War. Long criticized Long criticized for his role at Gettsburg, historical opinion has begun to view him in a more favorable light. He was dependable, if not brilliant, a staunch Goering: The Rise and Fall of the Notorious.
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Add to cart. About this product Product Information A decade after his release from Federal prison, the year-old Jefferson Davis-ex-President of the Confederacy, the "Southern Lincoln," popularly regarded as a martyr to the Confederate cause-began work on his monumental Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government.
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Motivated partially by his deep-rooted antagonism toward his enemies both the Northern victors and his Southern detractors , partially by his continuing obsession with the "cause," and partially by his desperate pecuniary and physical condition, Davis devoted three years and extensive research to the writing of what he termed "an historical sketch of the events which preceded and attended the struggle of the Southern states to maintain their existence and their rights as sovereign communities.
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