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SECESSION IS FOLLY. Illustrated Anti-Confederate War Envelope.

Published by Brown & Ryan Publishers, New York (1862), 1862
Condition: Collectible - Very Good
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Hamilton's Rare Books
Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.

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[West Virginia] [Civil War] [Secession] Brown & Ryan (publishers). /illustration of jackass designated Eastern Virginia straining to jump off a cliff as a man designated Western Virginia struggles to pull the animal back by its tail/ No Folly 'neath The Sun Surpasses The Folly Of Those Suicidal Asses! 7.8 x 14 cm. (3.1 x 5.5 inches). Very good. Copyright secured by Brown & Ryan, New York. (c1862). - - - Union presses produced hundreds of these illustrated anti-Confederate war envelopes. "Over 40 years of specializing in American ephemera, I have not seen this one before." - Thomas Truxun Moebs. Size: 3.1 x 5.5 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000307

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Title: SECESSION IS FOLLY. Illustrated ...

Publisher: Brown & Ryan Publishers, New York (1862)

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Paper

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

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Internet and telephone sales. Self-employed buying and selling books, manuscripts and historical collectables since 1973. I operated open book shops for 27 years, closing in 2000. If interested in a 50,000 + item bookshop inventory with showcases, ephemera, prints and etc. contact me for more information. Jack Hamilton (757) 220-3000

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Jack D. Hamilton
Hamilton's Rare Books
P. O. Box 1866
Williamsburg, VA 23187
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