Title: The Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley (2...
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, NY
Publication Date: 1889
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
Harper & Brothers, NY. Nevins says of this work: “A valuable compilation of the personal correspondence of the American minister at Vienna.” Includes letters to and from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Otto von Bismarck, John Stuart Mill, J.R Lowell, and many others covering the years 1824-1873. Political and social affairs in Europe as well as slavery and the assination of Lincoln are covered. The book provides an insider view of the western world in the mid 1800's. Over 200 pages deal with the Civil War. Included is a knee up photo/CDV of Motley. Photo is by D. Appleton, NY from Photographs by Silsbee Case and Co. Boston. This photo is from the Meigs collection and says it was purchased from W. F. Richardson, 279 Pa Ave, Wash D.C. Nov 12, 62 at o.21 cts. Both volumes are good+ with a little shelf wear and slightly darkend gilded lettering on the spine. Volume one has 395 pages and volume two has 423 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 15808
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