THE WHIP, HOE AND SWORD; Or, The Gulf-Department in '63.
Boston, MA: Walker, Wise and Company, 1864. Second edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very good- condition. Item #006360
298 pages of text, preceded by [i] page publisher's advertisment. Original hardcover cloth binding with moderate shelfwear, and slight fading to spine; spine extremities are rubbed and slightly chipped, but gilt title lettering remains intact and attractive; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Stated on copyright page: Second edition. Previous owner's bookplate neatly on front paste-down endpaper. Hepworth was First Lieutenant in the Fourth Louisiana Native Guards (African American). He was detailed to superintend the plantations. Sketches of Southern life and character. Americana, Military.