The Rehearsal A Masque Upon the Centennial of the American Civil War
Leavenworth, Coman

Easthampton, Long Island New Y: The Skimhampton Press, 1965. F 40 pages; limited edition # 78 of 100, nicely printed on very good Hamilton Gainsborough watermark paper; a 'masque' or play performed in a poetic manner by its players: The Poet, The Volunteer, Henry Clay, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee; who unite 100 years after the ending of the Civil War to reflect upon it and the current state of the nation's affairs, through the lens of war and bitter experience; approx. 7 3/4"" x 11 1/4" size; original stapled printed light-gray textured paper softcovers, titles in dark blue; light wear and sunning to binding; staples with a bit of residue at the gutter; contents in very good condition; a poignant Civil War and social commentary, Easthampton imprint; fifty years' worth of Coman Leavenworth's papers, writings and correspondence are held at the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 22590)


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