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The Photographic History of the Civil War In Ten Volumes [Complete set] by Francis Trevelyan Miller - First Edition - 1911 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Photographic History of the Civil War In Ten Volumes [Complete set]

by Francis Trevelyan Miller

Condition: Very good


New York: Review of Reviews Company, 1911. First Edition. Cloth. Very good. A very good first edition, complete ten volume set. Blue cloth with gilt title stamping on spine. Shelf wear on head and tail of all volumes. Top edges gilt. Bindings slightly shaken, otherwise a very good set with minimal wear. Portrait endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. Small tear to page 32 of volume one; long tear to photo on page 37 of volume two. Maps and thousands of period black and white photographs. 8 x 11, quarto. Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities. Foreword by President William Howard Taft. Part I - The First of the Great Campaigns. Part II - Down The Mississippi Valley. Part III - The Struggle for Richmond. Part IV - Engagements of the Civil War Up to July, 1862. A vital primary resource for anyone interested in the "War between the States." This multi-volume set requires extra postage, billed at actual cost.
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