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The One Hundred and Twentieth Regiment New York State Volunteers A Narrative of its Services in the War for the Union

by C. Van Santvoord

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Rondout, NY: Press of the Kingston Freeman. Poor with no dust jacket. 1894. Hardcover. Hard cover published by the Press of the Kingston Freeman in 1894. No dust jacket. Blue covers with gilt design (faded badly) on front and gilt design and lettering on spine. Covers are heavily stained, missing pieces at top by spine in front and back, and have edge wear. Corners are bumped and worn quite a bit. Top end of spine is missing top edge and is frayed, and bottom end of spine is frayed and worn. Inside front cover has name and company number of a previous owner who was in the 120th NY Volunteers. Inside back cover has a gift inscription. Binding is split after front cover and before last two pages. Some pages have water stains, age spots, or foxing, and pages have some tanning. Red edges of pages have faded some. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 327 pages .

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