A Fool's Errand


This antique, hardcover book is bound in brown cloth boards with black cover lettering and decoration, and gilt spine lettering. Some edgewear; spine slightly cocked; inner pages lightly browned, but most are clean. Published anonymously (attributed to "One of the Fools") and as fiction, this book tells the story of Albion Tourgee's experiences fighting for civil rights in the Reconstruction South. 361 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • A Fool's Errand
  • Albion Tourgee
  • Fords, Howard and Hulbert, 1879
  • First edition