Lot 81 of 435:
First Regiment Virginia Infantry - presentation copy  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$300
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Title:
History of the First Regiment Virginia Infantry - presentation copy
Author:
Rawling, C.J.
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott
Date:
1887
Description:

284 pp. (8vo), 18.5x12 cm (7½x5"), original blue cloth, gilt spine. First Edition.

Presentation copy, with inscription on front flyleaf to Arthur Inghram Boreman, an American lawyer and politician who helped found the U.S. state of West Virginia, and who served as its first Governor, a United States Senator and a circuit judge: " [?] A.I. Boreman, compliments of the author." Beneath are Boreman's initials, dated August 16th, 1887. "Being a Narrative of the Military Movements in the Mountains of Virginia, in the Shenadoah Valley and East of the Blue Ridge during the War of the Rebellion, of the First Regiment Virginia Infantry Volunteers--Three Months' and Three Years' Service."

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Condition:
Light wear to cloth with light rubbing to extremities, some bubbling to cloth of rear board; a solid copy; very good.
 
Item number:
289222
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