Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering and raised decoration on spines, blind-stamped borders and decoration on covers, fore-edges deckle. Illustrated with large fold-out map. In March, 1861, Russell arrived in the United States as a special correspondent for the London Times. He found much to praise in the South, where he met all the principal officials, both civil and military, and thought highly of them. He felt that the South would never be conquered. He provides a remarkably vivid picture of life in the South during three months in the early period of the Confederacy. [Coulter 403]. Despite his support of the South, Russell was opposed to slavery. [Howes R-540]. Covers worn, corners bumped, former owners' names on fep and ffep of volume one (Elizabeth Anne Murray dated January 1, 1863; and Roy L. Miller), hinges starting, fold-out map with tape repairs, various newspaper articles (1861-1865) tipped in to preliminary and final pages, else very good. GOOD. . Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xvi, (i-map), 424, 6; xi, 442, (1-ad) pp. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: My Diary North and South (Two Volumes, ...
Publisher: Bradbury and Evans
Publication Date: 1863
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Printing.
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