Fair. No dust jacket. A Good or better copy but for some noticeable bowing to the black cloth boards. Corners bumped, but binding is otherwise solid and sound. Short (one-half-inch) tear to top of half-title page, and tiny chip to fore-edge of page 127. No marks/writing of prior ownership. Light, sporadic foxing to text, but contents largely clean and bright. 216 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Absalom Grimes: Confederate Mail Runner
Publisher: Yale University
Publication Date: 1926
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1926. Hardcover. First edition. Early in the war Missouri was captured by the Union though its Confederate battalions remained in the South, separated from loved ones and family. Grimes risked his life to deliver mail between these Southern soldiers and their relatives in Missouri. 216 pages with several illustrations. Bound in dark blue cloth. Neat owners' signatures to front and rear endpapers. A very good copy. Seller Inventory # 38652