Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, . 833,pp. including frontispiece, three plates, one in-text illustration, and publisher's advertisement, plus ten pages of facsimile letters. Original blindstamped black cloth, spine gilt. Light shelf wear, small loss of cloth on rear joint. Text very slightly foxed, heavier to plates, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contemporary ownership inscription on verso of frontispiece recto. Very good plus. Item #WRCAM57093
A collection of Stephens' more important speeches and letters, along with a brief biographical sketch and facsimile letters sent between Stephens and Lincoln. Includes an AGENTS WANTED ad from the National Publishing Company. A thorough and neat collection of the unlikely Vice President of the Confederacy's public and private life up to the time of publication. NEVINS II, p. 46. WRIGHT, COMPENDIUM OF THE CONFEDERACY C677.