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Arthur J. L. Fremantle
CIVIL WAR Fremantle THREE MONTHS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES 1863 Edinburgh 1st ed
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons. THREE MONTHS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES, April - June 1863 Fremantle, Lieut. Col. [Arthur J. L.]. THREE MONTHS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES, April - June 1863 Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863 First Edition | Bound in Early Prize Binding Bibliographic Details: Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons Publication Place: Edinburgh Publication Date: 1863 Binding: Full Leather Book Condition: Very Good binding Edition: First Edition Reference: Coulter 175; Dornbusch IV, 10816; Eicher 357; Howes F-361, "aa"; In Tall Cotton 64; Nevin I, p.91 (NY edition); Sabin 25832. Description: 12mo. x, 316 pp. First edition. In contemporary City of London College prize binding: full leather with tooled compartments on the spine and morocco title label; the Colleges seal is stamped in gold on the front and rear boards; marbled endpapers and textblock edges. Six portraits, all present as called for. Some separation at the top of the front joint has been discreetly mended; corners bumped; light rubbing to the extremities. Coulter calls this, "a well-considered, reliable account of what an observant and intelligent Englishman saw during a three-months journey from one end of the Confederacy to the other." And while Fremantle was sympathetic to the Confederacy and the enthusiasm and patriotism of soldiers and civilians, he "did not fail to record some uncomplimentary observations." Nevins writes, "Fully deserving of its reputation as the best commentary on the wartime South by an English visitor." This uncommon first edition preceded a New York and very desirabl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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