First edition. Volume 1 of 2. Boards rubbed with minor loss from corners, binding repaired. 1868 Half-Leather. 654,  pp. 8vo. Leather spine and corners, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles, rules, & decorations, marbled boards & endpapers. Includes engraved portraits. A contemporary account of the American Civil War, originally presented as a series of colloquies at Liberty Hall by the former vice president of the Confederate States of America, published in book form 1868-1870. Howes S-938: 'Most elaborate—and best—argument for the constitutional validity of the doctrine of state so... View More...
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