This is a very good British first edition with a very good dust jacket. The jacket is chipped at the extremities. One large "V" shaped chip, spine top, 2.0" across, 1.5" deep. .dramatic & objective narrative of a forgotten hero; a full portrait of the man as Union General, Mississippi Governor & U.S. Senator, against the action-packed and colorful back ground of the Civil War, from the first battles, to the war's aftermath, Reconstruction, and on through the Spanish-American War. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Adelbert Ames. General Senator Governor 1835...
Publisher: Macdonald & Co,
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st British Edition.
Book Description 1964. Hard Cover/Slipcase. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None. "The story of his life and times and his integrity as a soldier and statesman in the service o the United States of America throughout the Civil War and in MIssissippi in the years of Reconstruction." 625 pages. The author's bias is obvious--she was a daughter of the subject. No publisher is indicated. The book was designed and produced by Columbia University Press. On the last page with printing on it it states: "This first edition of two hundred and fifty copies was printed and bound in England by W. S. Cowell Ltd. at their press in the Butter Market, Ipswich January 1964". The hard cover is in very good condition as is the text. There are some brownish specks along the top of the pages, a few on the side. Civil War. Seller Inventory # 68470
Book Description Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd, New York, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 625 pages. Size: Tall 8vo. Seller Inventory # 007384
Book Description Argosy-Antiquarian, New York, 1964. Orig Blue Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Priced. Designed and produced by the Printing Office of Columbia University Press. Printed in England. Wrapper with chips to spine top. Blanche Ames is Mrs. Oakes Ames, wife of the Harvard botanist. Size: 25.2cm. Xxiii[blank]625[3blank]p. Seller Inventory # 005955
Book Description New York: Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd., 1964., 1964. Full title: ADELBERT AMES 1835-1933; GENERAL SENATOR GOVERNOR. THE STORY OF HIS LIFE AND TIMES AND HIS INTEGRITY AS A SOLDIER AND STATESMAN IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA THROUGHOUT THE CIVIL WAR AND IN MISSISSIPPI IN THE YEARS OF RECONSTRUCTION. First trade edition (not stated). xxiv, 625 pages. Hardcover: H 25.25cm x L 17cm. Dust jacket well rubbed, some color fading at top of spine panel with foxing prevalent lengthwise, a few nicks and slight bumping at edges. Blue cloth with bright gilt stamped lettering to front board and spine. Muted blue top edge; foxing to fore-edge with a few leaves fractionally affected at margins; slight toning at endpaper gutters; small chip at bottom fore-edge corner of pages 463-464; interior pages overall remain quite clean. Binding retains some crispness. Still a very good+ copy in a very good- dust jacket. Affixed at front pastedown's lower right is bookseller ticket for Plantation Book Shop, Natchez, Miss. With frontispiece portrait of Adelbert Ames, Foreword, Introduction, errata slip bound-in between pages 4 and 5, eighteen b/w maps, numerous (140+) b/w illustrations, Postscript, Appendices, Selected Bibliography, and Index. A biography of Union Army Major General Adelbert Ames (1835-1933) by his daughter, noted botanical artist Blanche A. Ames, who reviews in-depth both her father's Civil War military career and political career as a Reconstruction U.S. Senator and Governor of Mississippi. Evidently the book was first published by Blanche Ames in North Easton, Massachusetts in 1964 in a limited edition of 250 copies followed by this American trade edition by Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd. plus a 1964 British edition issued by London publisher Macdonald & Co. Please note that this thick book has an approximate shipping weight of 4.5 pounds (2 kg) and will require additional postage for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. Seller Inventory # D17-8346
Book Description North Easton, Massachusetts, 1964. Orig Blue Cloth. Condition: Fine. One of 250 copies printed and bound in England by W. S. Cowell, January 1964. Designed and produced by the Printing Office of Columbia University Press. In original blue paper-covered slipcase. No wrapper. Blanche Ames is Mrs. Oakes Ames, the wife of the Harvard botanist. Ffep inscribed "For the Stone House and Barnacle" presumably the Ames residence in Tewksbury, MA]. Size: 22.3cm. Xxiii[blank]625[blank,1,blank]p.p. Seller Inventory # 005956
Book Description Columbia University Press, North Easton, 1964. hardcover. Condition: fine. Limited. Illustrated. xiii, 625 pages. Short thick 4to, cloth. North Easton, MA: Designed and produced by the Printing Office of Columbia University Press, 1964. First Edition. A fine copy. Signed by the author. One of 250 copies. Seller Inventory # 278863