Skip to content

The Veteran And His Pipe

The Veteran And His Pipe

Click for full-size.

The Veteran And His Pipe

by Tourgée, Albion W

  • Used
  • Near Fine
  • first
Condition
Near Fine
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Item Price
$175.00
Or just $157.50 with a
Bibliophiles Club Membership
$5.00 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 2 to 8 days

More Shipping Options

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • PayPal

About This Item

Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co, 1888. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Near fine. The Veteran and His Pipe by Albion W. Tourgée, published in 1888, being the first edition to bear his name.. Octavo, 269pp. Blue hardcover, title in gilt on spine and cover. Light wear to cloth at spine. Decorative endpapers, solid text block, appears unread. A near fine example of this scarce work. First published anonymously in 1886, this copy was the first to bear the author's name. (Keller, Vol. 18, 272). Albion W. Tourgée (1838-1905) was a writer, lawyer, civil rights activist and soldier in the Civil War. Serving in the war from 1861-1863, he suffered from a spinal injury and spent four months in Libby Prison. In 1865, he moved to North Carolina to assist in Reconstruction activities but was eventually chased out by the Ku Klux Klan. As a pioneering civil rights activist, he founded the National Citizens' Rights Association and later Bennett College. He was the lead lawyer in Plessy v. Ferguson, where he was the first to write that justice should be "color-blind.

Reviews

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
11647
Title
The Veteran And His Pipe
Author
Tourgée, Albion W
Illustrator
The Veteran and His Pipe by Albion W. Tourgée, published in 1888, being the first edition to bear his name.
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition Thus
Publisher
Belford, Clarke & Co
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1888
Keywords
A Civil War Diary of Albion Tourgée, Fool's Errand Tourgee, first edition Albion Tourgee,

Terms of Sale

The First Edition Rare Books, LLC

- Items are guaranteed as described on the company website.
- Items lost or damaged during shipping will be refunded by the shipper.
- Please notify us before returning merchandise by email or phone.
- Sales tax will be added to purchase price where applicable and noted on your invoice.
- Deferred billing available upon request.


About the Seller

The First Edition Rare Books, LLC

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio member since 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio

About The First Edition Rare Books, LLC

The First Edition offers collectors the finest assortment of rare and notable books from around the world.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Text Block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book....
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...

Frequently asked questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-