Thu May 14, 2009
The Saga of Washington and Lee's Long-lost Library Book
By Martha Woodroof
Lexington, VA – An 1864 edition of Volume 1 of The War in the Peninsula and the South of France by W.F.P. Napier is nothing special in and of itself, but the story of its theft and return to Washington and Lee University's Leland Library has made it famous.