OFFERED HERE is a unique lot of 9 1830s era first editions once owned by a Civil War Confederate Officer, John J. Seibels of Columbia, South Carolina, who was a Colonel with the Sixth Alabama Volunteers (see picture of his signature).
All these books were published by J. Harper, New York, in the 1830s.All bound in green cloth, 7x5 inches, some 2500 pages in all. Many have also the signature of another Seibels family member, Amanda Seibels. The books are listed below. All are odd volumes, from two volume sets. For the most part, author names are not given. 1 The Club Book, Being Original Tales by Various Authors.
Includes 10 stories like The Bride of Borthwick, by D. Moir, Gowden Gibbie by Allan Cunningham, etc. 2 Mary of Burgundy, Or, The Revolt of Ghent. 3 Philip Augustus; Or, The Brothers in Arms, published 1831.
2, author name not given but it was James Kirke Paulding (August 22, 1778 April 6, 1860), an American writer and, for a time, the United States Secretary of the Navy. 5 Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Introduction to the World.
By Miss Burney, published 1832. 6 Anastasius, Or, Memoirs of a Greek. Written at the Close of the Eighteenth Century.
7 The Young Duke, by the Author of Vivian Grey. 8 Eugene Aram, a Tale, author name not given but it was Edward Bulwer Lytton. Perhaps the first true crime book, published 1832.
9 The Man-at-Arms, Or Henry de Cerons. The item "1830S LOT 9 1ST EDITIONS OWNED BY JOHN J. SEIBELS CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "antiquebookcentral" and is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.