Chittenden, Lucius E. INVISIBLE SIEGE: The Journal of Lucius E. Chittenden April 15, 1861--July 14, 1861, Appointed Register of the Treasury by President Abraham Lincoln
San Diego, California: Americana Exchange Press, 1969. First edition, first printing. Limited to fifteen hundred numbered copies. This copy is, however, unnumbered. Hardcover. A very fine copy in black cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine, top edge gilt; housed in a very fine green cloth covered slipcase. Octavo. 133 pages. An attractive edition printed on fine quality paper. AS NEW!
Introduction by John R. Adams, Archivist, San Diego State College. Chittenden's Civil War diary was discovered in 1968 with some books and old papers and was immediately recognized for its historical and literary significance. A fine press publication.