Pass-A-Grille Beach: 1957. (10), 277, (1) pages; illustrated. [with] Criswell, Grover C., Jr., and Clarence L. Criswell. CONFEDERATE AND SOUTHERN STATE BONDS: A DESCRIPTIVE LISTING, INCLUDING RARITY. St. Petersburg Beach, 1961. (14), 310 pages; illustrated. Two volumes. 8vo, original matching mottled white cloth, gilt. Both volumes inscribed by Grover Criswell to Dick Picker, with Clarence also signing the first volume. Near fine. Item #6030
The scarce deluxe editions of these important works on Confederate paper (Volumes I and II of Criswell’s Currency Series). Both volumes stamped “Presentation Volume” in gilt on the distinctive mottled white boards. Criswell’s inscription in the first volume reads: “To Dick (‘Cotton’) Picker, a wonderful guy and a real true blue (note Yankee colors) friend! Best wishes always! [signed] Grover Criswell / Clarence Criswell, Jan. 18, 1960.” Clain-Stefanelli 13447* and 13448. Davis 285 and 286 (the regular editions).