Southern Library Classic Series. C Hugh Holman and Louis D. Rubin, Jr. General Editors. With an Introduction by Richard Harwell Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1969.
Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. xxvi, , 252 pages. Blue cloth hardcover with title on the spine. No dust jacket. Lanier started his novel in 1863 while serving in the Signal Corps of the Confederate Army above Hampton Roads in Virginia. Lanier carried the manuscript with him aboard a Confederate blockade runner and while imprisoned at Camp Lookout, Maryland. He published it after the Civil War in 1867. This book includes the University of North Carolina review slip. Very good. Item #15097