FROM DIXIE
FROM DIXIE
FROM DIXIE

FROM DIXIE

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Minor, Kate Pleasants (compiler), FROM DIXIE, ORIGINAL ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED BY SOUTHERN WRITERS FOR PUBLICATION AS A SOUVENIR OF THE MEMORIAL BAZAAR FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MONUMENT TO THE PRIVATE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS OF THE CONFEDERACY, Richmond: West, Johnston & Co. , 1893. First edition grey cloth w/gilt titling on spine, 12mo (7.5 x 5.5), very good / n.a., 167 pp. Head and tail of spine and corners ever so gently rubbed, inked gift inscription on front free fly leaf dated 1935, penciled poem written on rear fly leaf by unknown author. Mrs. Minor is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA. This was her magnum opus, being a compendium of the south's greatest writers of her day. The book is dedicated to the "Unforgotten Dead of an Honored Cause, . . . By Their Compatriots, In Admiration of Unrecorded Valor." Contained herein are the original articles contributed by Southern writers for their publication as a Souvenir of the Memorial Bazaar for the benefit of the Monument to the Privated Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy and the establishment of the museum for Confederate Relics, with heretofore unpublished poems, by some who have "crossed over the river." Quite the distinctive book indeed - there is much quality captured tyme herein.