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The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes by  Francis Trevelyan Miller - Fist Edition, with Volume 10 as Second Issue of First Edition - 1911 - from Calix Books and Biblio.com

The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes

by Miller, Francis Trevelyan

Condition: Fine/None present


New York: Review of Review Corp.. Very Good. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. All 10 volumes of the Semi-Centennial Memorial Photographic History of the Civil War. Published in 1911 on the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the war. Condition of each volume is Fine. Covers have slight wear, very light rubbing and some spotting. Top page edges on all 10 volumes gilt which is in very nice shape. Gilt lettering and decorations on all 10 spines also bright and intact. Inside pages, including hundreds of photographs, are clean and bright with no spotting or foxing. All 10 volumes bound in blue boards, no DJ. Each volume is slightly oversize and contains about 300 pages of photographs and text for a total of about 3,000 pages of photographs and explanatory text for the set. A heavy set that will require extra postage. Please contact us for postage prices. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . endpapers are blue with gold top edges. This is the first edition of this epic work and has thousands of scenes photographed from 1861-1865. It has has special text from about 39 knowledgeable people, Pres. Wm. Taft, and officers of both the Confederate and Union Armies. Some of the photos were previously unpublished were from private individuals. The last volume, number ten has the "2-Ed" in the bottom margin of page 323, which makes this volume ten a first edition but second issue of volume ten. A very fine set. Call us for shipping quote as each book weighs 4 pounds.


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