New Orleans: Commercial Print, 1866. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary green pebbled cloth, re-backed; preliminary and endleaves detached. Inscribed by the author to Doctor B. Abrams, New Orleans, 19th April, 1867. Item #11075
First edition. Barker, a banker originally from the north, moved to New Orleans, and was chosen to represent that city with his published political views and statements regarding the Rebellion. He was opposed to slavery but sympathetic to the South. Howes, B139; Sabin, 68326.