President Andrew Johnson issued a presidential pardon and amnesty on Christmas Day, 1868. After the Civil War, Davis became a symbol of the Lost Cause. Much of Jefferson Davis life and career has been obscured in controversy and misinterpretation. This rich, carefully annotated edition will make it possible for scholars to reassess the man who served as President of the Confederacy and who in the aftermath of the Civil War became the symbolic leader of the South.
For almost a decade a dedicate team of scholars has been collecting and documenting Davis papers and correspondence for this multi-volume work. In addition to the important letters, documents, addresses and speeches, the set includes autobiographical accounts, a detailed genealogy of the Davis family, and a complete bibliography.It also contains a chronology of events from the life of Davis. The set provides an extraordinary collection of the papers of Davis from 1808 to 1863. Thousands of documents are assemble in this extraordinary collection. THIS BOOK SET IS IN FINE CONDITION This is an excellent condition book set. It comes protected in the original dust jackets. This books themselves are sharp, bright, and clean; they have solid binding throughout. The books are handsomely bound in gray covers with bright, gold lettering on navy blue, spine backgrounds, and with gold, decorative highlights. The exteriors have no bumping, rubbing or wear. The interiors are clean with no writing, smudging, foxing, stamps, pasteboards, or other markings.
The pages are clean, bright white and in excellent condition. The dust jackets are clean and in excellent condition, but do have a couple, small marks. Each book has a different frontispiece illustration of Davis. The books contain maps, illustrations, documents, and photographs. THE PAPERS OF JEFFERSON DAVIS.EDITED BY A TEAM OF CIVIL WAR EXPERTS. NINE VOLUME BOOK SET FINE CONDITION. Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Book Set Contains Frontispiece Illustrations of Davis in Each Volume Rich with Letters, Addresses, Documents, Autobiographic Sketches, Appendices Fully Referenced and Indexed; Contains a Comprehensive Bibliography of Davis; Maps on End Pages. The Papers of Jefferson Davis. Presents a comprehensive collection of the letters, addresses, and documents of Davis. THIS BOOK SET IS IN FINE CONDITION. This is an excellent condition book set.
There is a touch of wear where the dust jacket were taped to the inside covers. The books have maps on each end page of each book. Be sure to add me to your.Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "THE PAPERS OF JEFFERSON DAVIS NINE VOLUME BOOK SET MEXICAN WAR, CIVIL WAR +" is in sale since Saturday, October 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "books_of_valor" and is located in Burke, Virginia.
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