[Item #73086] Jefferson Davis Political Soldier. Elisabeth Cutting.

Jefferson Davis Political Soldier

Hardcover, New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1930. First Edition. Very Good-. From the foreword, "A boy of eight, shy, sensitive, over-serious for his years, for he had lived them in the tumult of a great war, who, in the years to come, was destined to be part of an even greater, stood with his family in the hushed stillness of the main street of a fine old Southern city and witnessed a grim sight. The President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, a captive, under guard of Federal soldiers, was passing through Augusta." Ships same or next business day. Previous owner's name on front paste-down endpaper, previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. Spine is skewed and loose. Spine cracked on first blank page, 192-193, 304-305, and back endpaper. Normal edge wear. Small bumps and tears on corners and spine ends. 1-inch tear on edge of spine. Soiling and tanning to edges of pages. Small spots of shiny residue on both boards. Text is clean. No dust jacket. Protected in archival cover. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 361 pages. [Item #73086]

Price: $40.00

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