26: Virginiana Volumes And Periodicals, Lot Of 22
VIRGINIANA VOLUMES AND PERIODICALS, LOT OF 22, including (1). Havilland, John, A METRICAL DESCRIPTION OF A FANCY BALL GIVEN AT WASHINGTON, 9TH APRIL, 1858, Washington, DC: Franklin Philip, 1858, 4to, first edition. Fully-decorated front cover with crisp gilt comedy emblem. Signature of Rose Gouveneur Hoes, descendent of Pres. Monroe on front free end paper. Identifies some 100 guests with comments. A humorous poetic swipe at Washington pretension & bombast of yesteryear. (2). VIRGINIA CARDINAL, 17 issues from Nov. 1971 - July 1973. Along with four others.
(1). Good condition, a few pages have very faint foxing, corners frayed, inner hinges reworked. Front cover sun struck, some discoloration. (2). Very good condition.