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Reveille in Washington 1860 - 1865 by  Margaret Leech - Hardcover - Reprint - 1945 - from Scraps of American History (SKU: 00492)

Reveille in Washington 1860 - 1865

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Reveille in Washington 1860 - 1865

by Leech, Margaret

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Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1945. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/good. 483 pages with index, illustrated with black and white plates. The story of the city of Washington and of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln during the Civil War. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, map of Washington in 1861 on end papers in blue. Cover tanned along edges, spine a little faded, light edge wear, some bumping of corners and spine ends, former owner's name and city in ink facing half title, interior pages lightly tanned but clean, binding tight. Illustrated red jacket with blue titles on front cover and spine has a few short edge tears and chips along edge, a little wear along folds, minor spotting and scuffs, clipped at top and bottom of both inner folds, pinholes along spine edge of dust jacket.

Measures 6 x 8 3/4 inches.


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Reveille in Washington 1860 - 1865
Leech, Margaret
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Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.
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Garden City, New York
Date published
history, Civil War, Federal, Abraham Lincoln, politics, government
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Unique bookstore in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We specialize in vintage and antiquarian volumes with an emphasis on history, but carry books on many subjects. Currently we are building a catalogue from a large collection. We have been members of since around 2001 under the name Greenberry House. Our descriptions are detailed and careful and we try to note every flaw. ALL of our books are photographed and show you the exact item you will receive. We ship within one business day of receipt of orders and generally do not add shipping charges to the amount on your original invoice.


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half title
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