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Battle Field and Prison Pen; Or Through the War, and Thrice a Prisoner in Rebel Dungeons. Profusely Illustrated

Battle Field and Prison Pen; Or Through the War, and Thrice a Prisoner in Rebel Dungeons. Profusely Illustrated

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Battle Field and Prison Pen; Or Through the War, and Thrice a Prisoner in Rebel Dungeons. Profusely Illustrated

by Urban, John W

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[Philadelphia]: Edgewood Publishing Company, 1882. First Edition. Original cloth. Very good. Battle Field and Prison Pen by John W. Urban.. Thick octavo, [xii], 13-486pp, [4]. Original publisher's cloth, title in gilt on spine. Title and illustrations stamped in black and gilt on front cover. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text block, wear to spine and corners. Faint soiling to covers, a very good example. Previous ownership inscription on front flyleaf. Complete with 16 illustrations, including frontispiece. (Nevins I: 205).

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Title
Battle Field and Prison Pen; Or Through the War, and Thrice a Prisoner in Rebel Dungeons. Profusely Illustrated
Author
Urban, John W
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Battle Field and Prison Pen by John W. Urban.
Format/Binding
Original cloth
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Edgewood Publishing Company
Place of Publication
[Philadelphia]
Date Published
1882
Keywords
John W. Urban, Battle field and prison pen, Through the War Urban, Thrice a Prisoner in Rebel Dungeons, I've Had It Up To Here, John W. Urban first edition, John W. Urban original cloth

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