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    Albert D. Richardson; Jules Verne; J. C. Powell. Group of Three Books on Prison or Prisoner Perspectives. Various places: Various publishers, 1865-1891. Albert D. Richardson. The Secret Service. The field, the dungeon, and the escape. Hartford: American Pub. Co., 1865. First edition. Octavo. 512 pages. Publisher's brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, spine and edges sunned, head and foot of spine pushed and worn, rubbed. Small bookplate to front pastedown, ink ownership and marks to front endpapers, front hinge just starting, rear free endpaper roughly detached. Soiled and somewhat foxed, text block toned to margins and edges. Very good.

    [Together with]: Jules Verne. Texar's Revenge; Or, North Against South. A tale of the American Civil War. New York: Worthington Co., 1888. "Franklin" edition. Octavo. 267 pages. Pictorial maroon cloth stamped in black and gilt. Corners bumped, minor edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed, gilt on spine somewhat rubbed. Ink ownership to front and rear endpapers, price sticker and small open tear to front free endpaper recto. Text block toned, minor edgewear. Good or better.

    [And]: J. C. Powell. The American Siberia. Or, fourteen years' experience in a Southern convict camp. Philadelphia, etc.: H. J. Smith & Co., 1891. Octavo. 355, [5, publisher's ads] pages. Illustrated. Publisher's burgundy cloth stamped in gilt. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and worn, somewhat rubbed. Endpapers toned and brittle, front free endpaper detached but present, hinges weak. Internally generally clean; minor thumbsoiling, minor edgewear. Very good.

    Nevins I, page 200; Meyers 49. From the A. D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History


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