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Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government

DAVIS, Jefferson

From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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DAVIS, Jefferson. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. 1st eds. 2 Vols. xxiii, 707; xix, 808 pp. Portrait frontises, portraits, maps (some folding). Mixed set. Vol. One orig. full blindstamped morocco, raised spine bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, A.e.g; Vol. Two, orig. 3/4-morocco and marbled boards, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Vol. One ex-library, bookplate removed; Vol Two, boards rubbed, some light wear to corners, some very old waterstains, not affecting text, light scattered foxing, else a very good set. HOWES D-120. Nevins II, p. 51 "Conceals more than it reveals of the inner history of the Confederacy; mainly an argumentative dissertation on secession and states' rights." "As President Davis' own account this book is obviously of great importance." In Tall Cotton 34. Vol. One has the ownership signature of George C. Norton, "Geo. C. Norton, Louisville, Ky, June 24th, 1881." Norton joined Rome Light Guards, Co. A, of the 8th Georgia Volunteer Infantry in May 1862. He was appointed captain on 17 July 1861. Vol. Two has the ownership signature, "C. A. Hamilton, July 4th 1881, Wessam, Miss-- In this volume Sen. Jefferson Davis gives his views in full. While I think the war was a blunder and a crime itself, yet I do not think it could have been avoided. C.A.H.". Bookseller Inventory # 61004

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Title: Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government

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