Frank Leslie's Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War ...

Moat, Louis Shepheard, ed.

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New York: Mrs. Frank Leslie, 1896. Folio. 544 pp. Cloth rubbed, corners & spine bumped, frayed; gilt lettering on spine and cover still fairly bright. Corners and spine edge stamped in blind with leaf pattern. Marbled edges slightly faded, more so to bottom and top edges, bottom edge yellowed. Joints split; back joint split 9" bottom to middle, and 3" near spine head, front joint split 2 1/4" at bottom, large spine width x 2 1/4" chip to spine foot. Small tear/hole to middle of front joint. Back cover rubbed bare in several spots exposing boards. Ffep detached from joint from bottom 8". Floral endpapers. Slight foxing within. Title cont'd: "..The Most Important Events of the Conflict between the States, Graphically Pictured. Stirring Battle Scenes and Grand Naval Engagements, Drawn by Special Artists on the Spot, Portraits of Principal Participants, Military and Civil: Famous Forts: Pathetic Episodes, etc, etc. The Whole Forming an Authentic Pictorial History of the War, by Such Well-Known Artists as Becker, Crane, Beard, Schell, Lumley, Forbes, Nevill, Davis, Simons, Osborn, Wilcox, Weaver, Bosse, Newton, Rawson, Russell, Sartorious, Chamberlain and Others. A Concise History of the Civil War, Being Official Data Secured from the War Records. With an Introduction by Joseph B. Carr." Index of illustrations, battle charts, and the illustrations from Leslie's Illustrated newspapers and other publications, many full-page scenes. Good Cloth (Item ID: 6128)

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