THE DAVIS MEMORIAL VOLUME; OR OUR DEAD PRESIDENT, JEFFERSON DAVIS, AND THE WORLD'S TRIBUTE TO HIS MEMORY-1890 1st
Jones, J. WM. , D.D., THE DAVIS MEMORIAL VOLUME; OR OUR DEAD PRESIDENT, JEFFERSON DAVIS, AND THE WORLD'S TRIBUTE TO HIS MEMORY. Richmond: B. F. Johnson & Co., Publishers, 1890. First edition beautiful blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front cover, front cover also has gilt American and Confederate flags, 8vo (8.75x6.375), Fine / n.a. ,  672 pp. Very light age toning to pages, very light gilt fade to titling, otherwise fine. TO THE NOBLE MATRON, MRS. VARINA HOWELL DAVIS, WHOSE FITTEST EULOGY IS THAT SHE WAS WORTHY TO GRACE THE HOME AND BRING SUNSHINE INTO THE LIFE OF Jefferson Davis, THIS VOLUME, WHICH WAS UNDERTAKEN BY HER KIND ENCOURAGEMENT, IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED BY ONE WHO COUNTS IT AN HONOR TO BE CALLED HER FRIEND. The publishers have, at great expense, and exercising unusual care and patience, succeeded in securing a large number of beautiful and attractive illustrations for the DAVIS MEMORIAL VOLUME, many of which are of rare historical value. [56 plates] A great one here - quite the distinctive book indeed.