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Barbour, B.J.:

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE LITERARY SOCIETIES OF THE VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE, AT LEXINGTON, ON THE 4TH OF JULY, 1854. BY...OF ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA.

Richmond: 1854 32pp, stitched in original printed wrappers, blank lower corner of front wrap clipped, else Very Good. On this national holiday the author lauds "that perpetual watchword of our hearts-- Virginia!" He denounces the "tendency to centralization" and "that morbid philanthropy and calculating humanity, which takes a fugitive slave for its hero, appeals to a higher law for revenge." FIRST EDITION. Haynes 1040. Swem 275.


Book Id: 22385

Price: $250.00

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