The Photographic History of the Civil War [10 Volumes]. Francis Trevelyan Miller.

The Photographic History of the Civil War [10 Volumes]

Review of Reviews Co., 1911. First Edition. Leather. Used - Good. Item #609495

10 volumes, complete as issued. Bound in publisher's 3/4 black leather over gray cloth, spines decorated in gilt, top edges gilt (chipping and tears to spines - particularly to Vol. 3 - otherwise a very good set). Monumental, respected set includes over 3000 photographs and forms an essential reference. At head of pictorial half-titles: Semi-Centennial Memorial. 'Thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authorities' (half-titles). Managing editor, Robert S. Lanier; contributors include James Barnes, French E . Chadwick, Henry W. Elson, George Haven Putnam, William Howard Taft, et al . CONTENTS: v. 1. The opening battles --v. 2. Two years of grim war --v. 3. The decisive battles --v. 4. The cavalry --v. 5. Forts and artillery --v. 6. The navies --v. 7. Prisons and hospitals --v. 8. Soldier life, secret service --v. 9. Poetry and eloquence of Blue and Gray --v. 10. Armies and leaders.

Price: $195.00

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