Columbia, S. C.: The State Company, 1931. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. Compiled by Joseph Newton Brown's daughter Varina, Bob Krick calls this "a book of substantial importance" and regarding "Bloody Angle" at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, "the most important single source on that day-long battle" [In Taller Cotton, 31]. Bud Robertson, in Nevins, notes that Varina Davis Brown "made abundant use of letters, newspapers, addresses, and printed sources" [Nevins I, 65]. A better than average copy in publisher's blue cloth which has had some toning; there is a hint of dampstain to the leading edge of the first several leaves; and the fragile publisher's dustjacket has a couple of closed tears and minor shelfwear. With photographic portraits and folding map. (Nevins I, 65; Dornbusch II, 392; In Taller Cotton, 31). Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket. (Inventory #: 275325)
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