Signed edition of a book privately printed in honor of Elisha PaxtonJohn Gallatin Paxton, compiler. Memoirs and Memorials Elisha Franklin Paxton, Brigadier-General, C.S.A. [New York]: [Printed by The De Vinne Press], 1905. First edition, "Printed, Not Published". Inscribed on the recto of the front free endpaper "To / Hon. Henry Lamm / with my compliments and regards. / John Gallatin Paxton". Octavo. iv, 114 pages. Portrait of Paxton used as frontispiece. Contemporary blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine and front board. Top edge gilt all other edges untrimmed. Although re-prints of this privately printed memorial are available, we were not able to locate any sales records for the original printing offered here.
Paxton served on Stonewall Jackson's staff as Assistant Adjutant General and on the death of General Winder succeeded him as commander of the famous Stonewall Brigade. Paxton was killed at Chancellorsville shortly after the death of Stonewall Jackson. This work is composed of his letters from the field and were collected and arranged by his son.
Condition: Near fine. Trivia shelf wear to boards. Front hinge tender.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.View More Testimonials
As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)