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Pistols and Pointed Pens

The Dueling Editors of Old Virginia
Dabney, Virginius (Book - 1987 )
Pistols and Pointed Pens

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Authors: Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995
Title: Pistols and pointed pens
the dueling editors of old Virginia
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1987
Characteristics: xxi, 193 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Notes: Includes index
"Published ... in association with Taylor Publishing Company"--Verso t.p
ISBN: 0912697709
Branch Call Number: 070.4 Da
Statement of Responsibility: by Virginius Dabney
Bibliography: Bibliography: p. 183-187
Subject Headings: Journalists Virginia Richmond Biography American newspapers Virginia Richmond History 19th century
Topical Term: Journalists
American newspapers
LCCN: 87012547
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"In this delightful excursion into nineteenth century Virginia, the author chronicles the personalities and the adventures of a succession of newspaper editors centered on Richmond, the state capital, s they took their stands and frequently defended their honor with pistols and other lethal ... Read More »

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