Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.
9 3/4" x 6 1/4". Includes volumes 1 through volume 5 and volumes 7 and 8 (missing volume 6). Dust jacket included with all volumes, most showing very light shelf wear and various degrees of sunning; volume 4 and 7 dust jackets have several small closed tears. Bound in handsome dark gray cloth hardcovers with gilt decorations and lettering to the spines. Light foxing to the page edges of several volumes. The contents are largely bright and clean, with a very small handful of pages showing a short highlighted or underlined quote; volume 4 has a few crinkled page edges at the rear endpapers. An overall very good collection.
Volume 1 1808-1840: edited by Haskell M. Monroe, Jr. and James T. McIntosh with an introduction by Bruce Catton
Volume 2 June 1841 - July 1846: edited by James T. McIntosh
Volume 3 July 1846 - December 1848: edited by James T. McIntosh
Volume 4 1849-1852: edited by Lynda Lassell Crist
Volume 5 1853-1855 edited by Lynda Lasswwell Crist and Mary Seaton Dix
LACKS VOLUME 6
Volume 7 1861: edited by Lynda Lasswell Crist and Mary Seaton Dix
Volume 8 1862: edited by Lynda Lasswell Crist, Mary Seaton Dix, and KennethH. Williams
Published by the Louisiana University Press and sponsored by William Marsh Rice University and the Jefferson Davis Association. Very good / very good. Item #5821