38: Civil War - Assorted Volumes And Pamphlets, Lot Of
CIVIL WAR - ASSORTED VOLUMES AND PAMPHLETS, LOT OF 20, including (1). Seward, William Henry, CORRESPONDENCE RELATIVE TO THE CASE OF MESSRS. MASON AND SLIDELL, Washington, DC, 1861. Wraps. Early example of diplomatic dance as England attempts to maintain friendship with both the Union and the South. (2). Lecomte, Ferdinand, THE WAR IN THE UNITED STATES: REPORT TO THE SWISS MILITARY DEPARTMENT; PRECEDED BY A DISCOURSE TO THE FEDERAL MILITARY SOCIETY, New York, NY: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. This copy belonged to CW Brevet Brig. Gen. Selden Connor of Maine, later Gov. of Maine, with his signature on bookplate. Eagle blind stamped on both covers. Twelve (12) pages advertising in back. Along with 18 others.
(1). Good condition, top fourth paper a bit darker but quite legible. (2). Good condition, top end of back strip frayed, one tear mended, back strip gilt faded. Remainder very good to good condition.