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(2 VOLUMES) JEFFERSON DAVIS MEMOIRS, 1890

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Lot 0734 Details

Description
(2 vol) Books: "Jefferson Davis, Ex-President of the Confederate States of America: a Memoir by His Wife," Varina Davis, Belford Company Publishers, New York, 1890, first edition, 1638 total pages, blue cloth cover with CSA seal and a facsimile of Jefferson Davis signature, gilt lettering at spine, both signed by a previous book owner and one reading "Jas. W. Blackmore, Gallatin, Tenn, Mch. 25, 1891 (James W. Blackmore 1843-1914, served as private, Company I, Second Tennessee Infantry, Second Confederate Infantry, Tennessee state senator, 1883-1885, mayor and city attorney, Gallatin, Tenn.), one volume: approx 9"h, 6.5"w, 2.5"d; 7.75lbs total Start Price: $60.00
Condition
7.20.20-CONDITION REPORT- lot 734- Both covers display some wear to blue color and wear at corners as pictured, front pages are personalized and one is dated 1891,pages display spotting, foxing and toning, In volume two page 417 does have a torn area as pictured the piece is folded to the back, the interior cover does show some splitting to paper as pictured

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(2 VOLUMES) JEFFERSON DAVIS MEMOIRS, 1890

Estimate $80 - $150Jul 25, 2020
Starting Price $60
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