Presentation Copy to Louisiana Governor S. D. McEnery From General G. T. Beauregard

    Alfred Roman. The Military Operations of General Beauregard in the War Between the States 1861 to 1865 Presented to the Governor of Louisiana, Samuel Douglas McEnery, by Former Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. First edition. Inscribed on the second front free endpaper "To Gov. S. D. McEnery / with the compliments / of Gen G. T. Beauregard / New Orleans Feb. 1884". Two octavo volumes. xvii, [3], 594; xvi, 691 pages. Portraits of Beauregard used as the frontispiece in both volumes. Publisher's three-quarter leather binding. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt.

    The author was a Colonel in the 18th Louisiana Volunteers and later aide-de-camp and Inspector General on General Beauregard's staff.

    Condition: Very good. Bindings with occasional scuffing and edge wear. Scattered light foxing and toning, more so on the preliminary and terminal pages of each volume. 1931 dated ownership inscription on the flyleaf of each volume.

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