Richmond, (VA): Southern Historical Society, 1876. 8vo. 330 pp. Original gilt-stamped black cloth (somewhat faded and soiled). Very good. Item #41210
First edition in book form (first published in the society's PAPERS). Inscribed by L. Minor Blackford in 1890. Nevins I, p. 202: "Outstanding polemic on this side of question. Contains a great mass of evidence, of varying reliability, on prisons and exchange on both sides."