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HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second

HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second

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HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second

by Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden

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  • fair
  • Hardcover
  • first
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About This Item

New York: McDonnell Bros., 1866 Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Large brown two-volume Civil War book set with a gilt cover title. Five inch top spine cover chip and a one and one half inch bottom spine chip to volume 1. Volume 2 has a top chip/slight gouge at the spine top and a small chip at the bottom spine. Covers with light to moderate worming. Shaken and cracked bindings with a few loose pages and some old taped tears. The first 8 pages (from the title page) to the second volume are loose from binding and present. Fair minus to Fair plus condition. About 16-1/2 x 12 with 836 total pages. Illustrated, plus maps. Rare two-volume Civil War set (1866 and 1868)! .

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Bookseller
Rose City Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
111023854
Title
HARPER'S Pictorial History of the Civil War Part First and Part Second
Author
Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fair
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
McDonnell Bros.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1866
Size
Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23&qu
Weight
0.00 lbs
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About Rose City Books

Rose City Books is an independent, antiquarian bookseller and publisher, located in Portland, Oregon (The City of Roses); specializing in rare and hard-to-find books, magazines, and vintage sheet music. Serving a world of literary enthusiasts from the beautiful, Pacific Northwest.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....
Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,...

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