Charleston: The News and Courier Book Presses, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 426pp., . Frontispiece steel engraved portrait; photograph plate of the restored City Hall; photograph view of New Council Chamber City Hall; 2 fold-outs, 1 folding map. Ex-library from Union College. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated seal on front board and title on spine. Library circular stamp bottom of spine. Withdrawn stamp on front paste down under a gift inscription from previous owner to the Union College. Withdrawn stamp and blacked out label on rear paste down. Front hinge slightly cracked. Folding map in poor condition. Map is split into two parts with a closed 3" tear on one section and an approx. 3" ship bottom edge not affecting content. Another foldout, a replica illustration of early Charleston, is split and edge worn. Tipped in the the back are two sheets with the heading "At the First Regular Meeting of the City Council of Charleston, S. C., held on the 14th November, 1882, in the renovated City Hal..." On the second sheet is a gold embossed seal pasted down with the signature of Charleston City Clerk, W. W. Simons. (Inventory #: 6906)
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