Lot 34
Very Rare Confederate First Edition of The Life of Stonewall Jackson
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By John Eston Cooke writing as "A Virginian" (Richmond: Ayers & Wade, 1863), 304 pages, 12mo (7.25 x 5 in.), the yellow paper outer wrap with an engraved profile to the front, another portrait graces the frontis. Crudely sewn binding indicative of wartime Southern production. Parrish & Willingham 4779.

Collection of the Late Dr. Jerry "Pops" Cashion, Raleigh, NC

The American Book Prices Current database notes a single instance of this book selling at auction- way back in 1992! These ultra-rare Richmond editions are not to be confused with the merely scarce 1863 New York editions which appear from time to time.

Soling and chipping to the front wrap; no outer spine (if one ever existed); possibly missing a final page of the Appendix. The last leaf is loose, yet the binding is sound overall.

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