first edition Hardcover
1902 · Atlanta
by [Pioneer Citizens' of Atlanta]
Atlanta: Byrd Printing Company, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Defective. Octavo. 400 pages. Illustrations. Light blue cloth hardcover with title and decoration on the front cover and spine. This copy is defective. Title page and original portrait are missing. A copied titled page and portrait from another copy placed inside. Front hinge cracked. Cloth on the spine is wrinkled. Light edge wear to the cloth extremities. A few pages have light spotting. A Christmas presentation inscription was written on the right front flyleaf - "Presented to Mrs Eliza K. Sams by her father W. J. Houston, Decatur Ga Dec 25th 1902". Below the inscription is a short biographical note about Eliza Sams - "Eliza K Sams married J. A. Sams: Children surviving them Lula Sams Bond, Kile Sams Johnson, Augustine Sams (born 1893 where Elks Home now stands at Sam's Crossing College Ave) Major W. J. Houston * Director Railroad in Civil War & Evacuation of Atlanta 1864. See pg 397 & pg 228.
(Inventory #: 18019)