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MacMahon, T.W.:

CAUSE AND CONTRAST: AN ESSAY ON THE AMERICAN CRISIS.

West & Johnston, Richmond, Va.: 1862 192pp, stitched in original printed wrappers [wraps worn, with spotting]. Text unusually clean and Very Good. Signed on the front wrapper, 'Wm. M. Burwell.' Presentation inscription on front free endpaper: 'Hon. W.M. Burwell with the sincere esteem of the Author. Richmond April 23d ' Overall, Good+. Burwell built the plantation he called Avenel in 1838, near Bedford, Virginia; it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register. The Richmond Examiner's review of this book said, "The author treats all subjects growing out of the slavery dispute with an acuteness of analysis and a grace of style that give a wonderful freshness to subjects which have become hackneyed by other writers..." Howes calls it an explanation and defense of southern philosophy. FIRST EDITION. Howes M167. P & W 5583. Confederate Hundred 58. Crandall 2784.


Book Id: 22656

Price: $500.00

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