New Orleans: Searcy & Pfaff, 1926.
69, 84pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original grey printed wrappers. Text block starting to separate from wrapper. Presentation8vo inscription on titlepage. Internally clean. Very good. In a red half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt Item #253289
Brent was a lawyer and politician in California before becoming a Confederate Brigadier General. In this volume, which was published as two works together, he recounts the details of a murder case he tried in early Los Angeles in the 1850s, and the capture of the ship Indianola during the Civil War. Inscribed by Brent's granddaughter, Hally Carrington Brent. Relatively scarce.
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