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Abbott, The History of the Civil War in America.

Abbott, The History of the Civil War in America.

Abbott, John S.C. The History of the Civil War in America. Comprising a full and impartial account of the origin and progress of the rebellion, of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals, and of touching scenes in the field, the camp, the hospital, and the cabin. Two Volumes – Complete. New York, Published by Henry Bill, 1866. 24 x 16 cm. Vol.1: xiii, 507 pages, four pages publishers list. Frontispiece showing Lincoln plus 19 Maps and 17 Plates. / Vol.2: xvi, 629 pages, four pages publishers list. With a frontispiece showing U.S. Grant, 28 Maps & Diagrams plus nine Plates. Uniform dark brown leather bindings. Appears to be rebound using old boards, but adding a new spine in matching leather. Boards are extensively blind decorated. Pieces of the original spine are losely inserted in the book. Marbled edges and end papers. Very good condition. Rubbed and bumped. Sound bindings. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Gift inscription in volume 1. Name of previous owner (‘Denis M. Tierney’) in volume 2. Otherwise internally clean. A very nice set.

Please note: Both volumes contain a ‘List of Maps and Diagrams’, but no list of Plates can be found. All Maps and Diagrams are present as listed. The Plates appear to be all present as well.

Our price: EUR 240,-- 

Abbott, The history of the Civil War in America.
Abbott, The history of the Civil War in America.
Abbott, The history of the Civil War in America.
Abbott, The history of the Civil War in America.
Abbott, The history of the Civil War in America.
Abbott, The history of the Civil War in America.

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