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My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative by  Mary A Livermore - Hardcover - 1889 - from Pages Past Used and Rare Books (SKU: 043252)

My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative

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My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative

by Livermore, Mary A

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Hartford, CT: A. D. Worthington and Co., 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. 700 pages. Hardcover in red cloth with gilt signature on front board and gilt decorations on spine. The binding has light wear, some spotting on front cover. Spine is sunned. Fore-edge of text block is speckled. Patterned endpapers. Prior owner's signature on front flyleaf. Text is foxed. Collates complete with eight full-page color plates of battle flags as well as black and white steel plate engravings.


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My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative
Livermore, Mary A
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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A. D. Worthington and Co.
Place of Publication
Hartford, CT
Date published
1889; Mary A Livermore; Civil war; War Between the States; Confederates; Union Army; The South; African American; 19th century; Color Plates.
Bookseller catalogs
Americana--The South; Civil War;

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About Pages Past Used and Rare Books

Pages Past is a small used & rare bookshop located a few blocks from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Since 1996 we have been serving the Triad community as well as customers from around the world. We have around 15-20,000 volumes in our shop. We specialize in North Carolina, Virginia, Civil War, Old Leather, Christianity, Eastern and Western Philosophies, and the simply unusual. We very likely have the oldest books in Greensboro; we keep a nice selection of antiquarian volumes and scholarly books.


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Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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