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The Children of Pride: A New, Abridged Edition -- Selected letters of the family of the Rev. Dr. Charles Colcock Jones from the years 1860-1868, with the addition of several previously unpublished letters.

MYERS, Robert Manson (editor).

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ISBN 10: 0300031300 / ISBN 13: 9780300031300
Published by Yale University Press [1984], New Haven, 1984
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Small 4to. Blue cloth with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xiv, 671pp. Illustrations, map endpapers. Near fine/very good. Faintest of jacket edgewear. Tight and nice first of this abridged edition of the 1845-page first edition of 1972. Intriguing collection of correspondence of this southern plantation family, presented in a chronological narrative. "A True Story of Georgia and the Civil War," proclaims the jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 38981

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Title: The Children of Pride: A New, Abridged ...

Publisher: Yale University Press [1984], New Haven

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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ABRIDGED EDITION. 1984 Yale University Press hardcover, Robert Manson Myers (Editor). The remarkable Civil War letters of a Georgia plantation family, now available in a compact, illustrated volume for new readers and for all those who so greatly admired the original monumental edition. The letters vividly recreate a period of American history unparalleled for its drama and poignancy.

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