The Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley (2 Volumes.with tipped in war era photo/cdv)
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
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
Payment Methods Accepted by Seller
Check Money Order Cash
Yorktown, VA, U.S.A.
AbeBooks Seller Since January 4, 2012
Battleground Books, 107 Jonathan Junction, Yorktown, VA 23693 USA, phone (757) 848-3563, Eric or Michele Nelson, or e-mail BattlegroundBooks@cox.net. Visa, Master Card, Checks & Money Orders payable to Battleground Books. Virginia orders will not be shipped without 6% VA sales tax included. We want you to be completely satisfied with the books you order. Please inquire for full condition description if you are concerned about bumps, bruises, owner inscriptions, spots etc. which may not be covere...[More Information]
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Domestic shipping rates are based on books weighing 2.2 lbs. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Multiple volume sets may also incur additional shipping charges. International shipping rates are based on books weighing 4 lbs (1.8 Kg) or less. Shipping charges may decrease if your book is lighter and smaller dimensions. Advance inquiries regarding international shipping charges are welcomed.
Store Description: One of the largest military book dealers in the country with almost 8,000 titles of which 85% are out of print.