J. T. Trowbridge. Pair of Books on the Post-Reconstruction...
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DescriptionJ. T. Trowbridge. Pair of Books on the Post-Reconstruction South. Hartford: L. Stebbins, 1868-1866. J. T. Trowbridge. A Picture of the Desolated States; and the work of Restoration. 1865-1868. Hartford: L. Stebbins, 1868. Octavo. 690, 46 (appendix) pages. Illustrated. Pictorial maroon cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Corners bumped and rubbed with boards showing through, moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and worn with some losses, spine sunned, rubbed. Brown-coated endpapers, hinges crudely reinforced with black fabric tape. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing and thumbsoiling, some offsetting, a few small closed tears, edges sprinkled, minor text block edgewear. Very good.
[Together with]: The South: A Tour of Its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities. A journey through the desolated states and talks with the people. Hartford: L. Stebbins, 1866. Octavo. 590 pages. Illustrated. Decorated green cloth stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed with boards showing through, minor edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and worn, rubbed and soiled, gilt somewhat darkened. Brown-coated endpapers, hinges starting. Somewhat foxed and soiled, some offsetting, edges toned and somewhat worn. Very good. From the A. D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History
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