The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. First edition in two volumes.With card signed by Davis. On paste down of first volume. Xxi, (1), (1, list of illustrations), (1) 707, (4, ads); xvii, (1, list of illustrations), (1) 808, (4, ads) pp. Original brown pebbled cloth lettered and decorated in gilt.
Signed card on thick paper (perhaps clipped from an envelope or a business card) affixed to paste down: Jefferson Davis / Beauvoir Missi /25th April 1888. Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi was the author's last home; two 1940s postcards of it from previous owner laid in. Williamson, affixed a small bookplate on the paste downs of each volume.
Very Good with rubbing and light wear along edges, small nick on spine of Vol. II repaired, small glue offsetting above signature, hinges starting, but internally very clean and fairly bright despite the years. The former Confederate President's memoirs with many illustrations and maps.
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