JUDAH P. BENJAMIN, CONFEDERATE STATESMAN. Robert Douthat Meade.
JUDAH P. BENJAMIN, CONFEDERATE STATESMAN

JUDAH P. BENJAMIN, CONFEDERATE STATESMAN

New York: Oxford University Press, 1943. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Item #6740

Octavo. xiv, 432 pp., frontis, plates. First edition, signed by Meade on the front free endpaper. In publisher's cloth, lacking the dust jacket. Spine is a bit darkened, otherwise binding is only lightly rubbed; contents are occasionally and lightly toned in the fore-edge margin. This copy from the library of Eppa Hunton IV, grandson of the Confederate General and U.S. Senator of the same name. His stamp twice on the front pastedown. Scattered pencil notations and marginal bracketing. Nevins calls this, "A balanced, well-documented study, emphasizing Benjamin's role as a statesman in the Confederate government" CWB II, 75. A nice association copy with Meade's signature.

Price: $75.00

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