1868 antique CIVIL WAR history CONSTITUTIONAL VIEW WAR BETWEEN STATES 2vol compl. SCROLL DOWN for MORE PHOTOS.
To view or search ANTIQUE. This listing is for the complete 2 volume set which measures approx 9.5x5.5 each, 655 + 827 pages + plates. First volume is 1868 and second volume is 1870 (both first editions).
A Constitutional View of the Late War Between The States; Its Causes, Character, Conduct and Results. Presented in A Series of Colloquies At Liberty Hall. Some information about the book's content and it's author; Alexander Hamilton Stephens was Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Congressman from Georgia before the war, and its governor from 1882 until his demise in 1883. "A Constitutional View, " is a sophisticated and well-argued defense of the doctrine of state sovereignty and the right of states to secede.The book was a sensation in its day, evoking attacks by Northern and Southern champions of causes upon which it impinged. :Dictionary of American Biography IX:574. CONDITION : See listing description and photos; all 4 boards are cracked at hinges and repaired with bookbinding glue attached to inside endpaper; losses to leather covering on spine of vol. II; surface losses to leather along edges of boards; boards worn, rubbed & scratched; marble end-papers; previous owner's name in pencil on front free end-paper; contents of vol. I clean; foxing spots scattered throughout contents of vol. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".cottage" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.