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Report of the Select Committee of the Senate Appointed to Inquire into the Late Invasion and Seizure of the Public Property at Harper's Ferry.

by Report of the Select Committee of the Senate

Condition: Near Fine


New York: The Notable Trials Library, 1993.. Hardcover. Near Fine. Special edition, reprinting of the 1860 edition. Near fine octavo hardcover with leather spine and green boards featuring gilt decoration and four raised boards on the spine without dust jacket, as issued. Gilt page edges and marbled endpapers. Minor wear along the edges and slight scuffing to the covers. 256 pages with index to testimony. A nicely bound facsimile of the this report on the actions and trial of John Brown for his aid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in 1859.



  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13662
  • Title: Report of the Select Committee of the Senate Appointed to Inquire into the Late Invasion and Seizure of the Public Property at Harper's Ferry.
  • Author: Report of the Select Committee of the Senate
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York: The Notable Trials Library, 1993.
  • Keywords: laws legal history justice trials notable trials library civil war john brown harper's ferry
  • Bookseller catalogs: Civil War;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877);


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