Two (2) 19th century books, including Fremantle and Suckley. 1st item: THREE MONTHS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES: APRIL, JUNE 1863, Confederate ed., by Lieut.-Col. Fremantle, Goldstream Guards, published by S.H. Goetzel, Mobile, 1864. Octavo, 158 pages, front wrapper printed on blue floral wallpaper, back wrapper missing. Bound in modern materials with marbled paper and tan leather half-binding, gilt title lettering on spine, and tan end papers. Stamped Withdrawn Yale University Library., top center of front wrapper. 8" H x 5 1/2" W x 1/2" D. 2nd item: Receipt book for George Suckley (American, 1830-1869) documenting payments, expenses, and crew salaries for his steamboats, The Franklin and The Columbia, dating 1822-1834. Also includes property accounts for New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, and Castle Hill, N.J. Hardbound leather, 113 double-sided pages, Receipt Book stamped on front cover with illegible writing. Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: 3 1/2" x 1 1/2" paper repair, four areas of clear tape repair, surface blue floral wallpaper. Tears, largest 1", surface of blue floral wallpaper. Text pages in good condition with overall toning. 1/4" hole, surface of title page. Foxing spots, largest 1/4", surface of title page and preface page. 1" tear, lower left of original back end paper. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Areas of dampstaining, largest 4" x 3 1/2", surface of front cover. 1" crack and break to binding, top right of spine and top of binding. Areas of toning, largest 1", front and back end papers. Minute foxing spots, scattered on last nine pages. 1 1/2" tears, lower right of pp. 78-79. Toning, edges of sheets.
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