New York: Fields, Osgood, 1870. First edition. Hardcover. Presentation copy to William M. Evarts by the Veterans of the National Guard, Seventh Regiment. Tipped in over title page is a printed leaf recognizing substantial aid given to the Regiment " At the Hour of the Nation's Peril April, 1861" given to Hon. William M. Evarts. William Maxwell Evarts (1818 – 1901), was an American lawyer and statesman who served as U.S. Secretary of State under President Rutherford Hayes, U.S. Attorney General under Andrew Johnson and as U.S. Senator from New York (1885 -1891).
8vo, iv, 501pp. Illustrated by Thomas Nast. There is also a printed erratum correcting the name of a member recorded opposite the illustration on page 36. Green cloth covers gilt title on spine, emblem on cover. Top edge gilt, a fine copy. Very good condition. Item #24149