Lot 121 of 575:
Poetic appeal to California women, Civil War  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,080
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Appeal to the Women of California

Author:
W., A.D.

Place:
[California?]

Publisher:

Date:
[c.1864?]

Description:

Broadside poem. On sheet 34x23 cm (13¼x9").

Plaintive poem railing against the evils men have brought upon society, on many levels, not least their penchant for war, and the "warfare waging in the East/ and victories won.../ Not armed men with cannon, fire and sword,/ but braver women are the soldiers now..." The broadside is signed in print at the end, A.D.W., whom we have not been able to identify. Apparently refers to the ongoing Civil War. No copies found in OCLC.


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Condition:
Old folds with some wear at the intersections, a few stains in margins; very good.


 
Item number:
313340
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