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Collectors Library of the Civil War: Set of 23 Volumes, Leather Hardcover Editions in Fine Condition. (See Body of Listing for titles)

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Time Life Collectors Library of the Civil War: About 1981. Reprint editions of earlier works, reproduced photographically from the original editions (see listing below). Uniformly bound in very dark Blue (almost black) leather with raised pictorial design and gilt lettering on front covers and spines. All edges gilt. "Marbled" endpapers. Ribbon markers. All uniformly about Fine condition. This set wes donated to a rural library in Northern NH where it sat in the basement in boxes never seeing the shelf or loaned out, Library (small, 1/2" x 2")) barcode sticker attached ti the rear page, & some, not all, have the publishers supplied Ex Libris bookplate affixed to the inside of the front cover or front end page. Neither of these detracts from the beauty of the set. The 22 titles and authors are as follows: Battle Fields of the South ("An English Combatant"); Army Memoirs (Barber); The Citizen Soldier (Beatty); In and Out of Rebel Prisons (Cooper); Four Years in Rebel Capitals (DeLeon); Three Months in the Southern States (Fremantle); Recollections of a Private (Goss); Reminiscense of the Civil War (Gordon); Confederate Operations in Canada and New York (Headley); Army Life in a Black Regiment (Higginson); War from the Inside (Hitchcock); Rebel War Clerk's Diary, Volume I and Volume II (Jones); Story of a Cannoneer under Stonewall Jackson (Moore); Campaigning with Grant (Porter); Story of a Common Soldier (Stillwell); Campaigns of a Non-Combatant (Townsend); Life in the Confederate Army (Watson); A Narrative of a Blockade Runner (Wilkinson); Mosby's Rangers (Williamson); One of Jackson's Foot Soldiers (Worsham). Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life (McCarthy) NOTE: Just added: Daring and Suffering by Pettenger , 1863 (X-lib from a rural NH institution with no visible wear, bookplate inside) A Beautiful Set. Please expect extra S&H charges as the set weighs app. 42 lbs boxed for shipping. .
Multi-volume Set


  • Bookseller: The Book Moose US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 020470
  • Title: Collectors Library of the Civil War: Set of 23 Volumes, Leather Hardcover Editions in Fine Condition. (See Body of Listing for titles)
  • Author: Assorted
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Time Life
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military; Civil War;


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