DIETZ, August. The Postal Service of the Confederate States of America. Richmond: Press of The Dietz Printing Company, 1929. 1st ed. xi,439pp. Frontis., illus., portraits, plates (including proof plate of Archer's first 10-cent), map. Orig. red-morocco backed cloth, spine decorated in gilt. Some wear to foot of spine, newspaper clippings on rear endpaper, else very good or better. HOWES D-341, "aa." Wright D-597. One of 400 copies bound in "Library Style." Inscribed by the author on front endpaper: "To Dr. B.R. Wellford from Aug. Dietz. Apl. 24th 1929." Additionally signed by the author on another endpaper. Publisher's prospectus laid in. "Unrivalled in its area" In Tall Cotton 43. "A detailed study of one Confederate department; buttressed with official documents, letters and illustrations" Nevins II, p.172.