Official and Illustrated War Record: Embracing Nearly 1000 Pictorial Sketches by the Most Distinguised American Artists of Battles by Land and Sea, Camp and Field Scenes, Insignia and Rank, and Leading Characters in the Civil War.

Wright, Gen. Marcus J. assisted by Col. Benjamin La Bree and James P. Boyd, A. M.

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Washington, D. C.: Edward J. Stanley, 1898. First edition Folio. 560 pp. Front and rear hinge split, front hinge repaired with tape, rear hinge glued. Blue covers are worn and bumped to corners, spine ends and edges. Light scratching and rubbing to covers. A number of pages near front are split at the hinge, where they are attached by cord binding only. A few small tears to five illustrations. Pages 271-278 are missing, the Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing) and pages 257-260 are missing. Fep is taped to title page at hinge. Only a few illustrations have light wear to the edges. Illustrations are in very fine condition. Gilt illustration and lettering to front and spine are bright. Pages are very clean, and edges nicely retain the original marbled design. Copyright contains the claim "This work is soldy by subscription only, and will never be for sale in book stores." "Comprehensive and impartial histories of military and naval operations, compiled from the official data furnished by Union and Confederate Departments, Commands, Corps, Divisions and Brigades; Portraits and Biographies of Northern and Southern Leaders; Elaborate Maps, Army and Navy Rosters, Battle-Lists, and Descriptions, Alphabetically and Chronologically Arranged; Numerous Tabular Statements of Cemeteries, Prisoners, and Casualties, Expenditures, and Martial Matters not Hitherto accessible; Authentic articles by Eminent Officials on the uses of a Navy, Closing Days of Conflict, origin, and meaning of corps Badges, Object and status of The Grand Army of the Republic and Confederate Veteran's Association." Good Cloth (Item ID: 55295)

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