Three Months in the Southern States: April-June, 1863.

New York: John Bradburn, 1864. First American edition (first published Edinburgh, 1863; also issued in Mobile in 1864). 8vo. 309 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Jefferson Davis. Howes F-361. Nevins I, p. 91: "Fully deserving of its reputation as the best commentary on the wartime South by an English visitor." In Tall Cotton 64. Coulter Travels 175: "[Fremantle] observed not only the military situation, but was also impressed by the patriotism of the masses, especially the women. He also commented upon the bad roads, dilapidation of the railroads, the stage-coaches, the hotels, and the loyalty of the slaves ... Well considered, reliable account of what an observant and intelligent Englishman saw during a three-months journey from one end of the Confederacy to the other." South to Posterity, p. 220. Bookplate (T.J.C. Williams, author of "History of Frederick County, Maryland," 1910), hinges cracked, but a good solid copy. Original green cloth, gilt spine title, rules and decoration (spine ends chipped into gilt). (9936). Item #63547

Price: $200.00

See all items in Americana, Civil War
See all items by