DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1898)
The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881.
2 volumes, 8vo (228 x 148mm). Engraved portrait frontispieces, numerous engraved plates, folding maps. (A few pale stains.) Modern grey cloth, marbled edges. FIRST EDITION, in which Davis defends his actions during the Civil War, and acknowledges his errors.