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DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE LATE WAR by  Richard Taylor - First Edition - 1879 - from Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 5890)

DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE LATE WAR

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DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE LATE WAR

by Taylor, Richard

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1879. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Octavo. 274, [6 (publisher's ads)] pp. First edition. As issued, in brown cloth with title in gold on the spine. Spine ends and corners frayed; covers are generally rubbed. Binding is solid. Contemporary owner stamp on the front pastedown and title page; same faint owner name and date (1879) in pencil on the front free endpaper; bookstore stamp on the verso of the front free endpaper; contents are intermittently foxed (at times heavily), otherwise a clean copy. Nevins notes, “A constantly quoted commentary by a distinguished Confederate general and son of Zachary Taylor; particularly good for the author's observations of 'Stonewall' Jackson” I, p. 166. “Regarded as the finest of Confederate memoirs, Taylor's story covers on the war and immediate postwar periods” II, p. 94. Dornbusch II, 3120; Howes T-73.

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Bookseller
Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5890
Title
DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE LATE WAR
Author
Taylor, Richard
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Good+ binding
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1879
Keywords
Civil War & Military|History--U.S.
Bookseller catalogs
History--U.S; Civil War & Military;

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About Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA

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