The American Union: A Discourse, Delivered on Thursday, December 12, 1850, the Day of the Annual Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania, and Repeated on Thursday, December 19, in the Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia

By: Boardman, Henry A. (Augustus)

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56 pp. Fourth Thousand. Original paper wraps, fc inscribed "George S. Hillard Esq, Boston, with the Author's respects". Copyright page ihas pencil notation "1851 Sept 10 Gift of Hon George S. Hillard of Boston". A plea for the holding together of the Union and against secession. Hillard, who apparently gave the book to a library, was an attorney, legislator and author, served as a member of the Senate and was U.S. Attorney before retiring to private law practice. Brown paper covers are bit grubby, front corner chipped away, spine chipped, back cover has long 2" wide lack plus many chips. Interior has a small damp stain at the bottom of the gutter, 2 minor what look like library notations on the title, some creasing to the interior pages, but interior sound and clean, block sound and tight. Very scarce.; Limited Edition; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author

Title: The American Union: A Discourse, Delivered on Thursday, December 12, 1850, the Day of the Annual Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania, and Repeated on Thursday, December 19, in the Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia

Author Name: Boardman, Henry A. (Augustus)

Categories: Military & Wars, History: U.S. & North America,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo and Co.: 1851

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000803

Keywords: U.S. History; The Union; Civil War; Association George Stillman,