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A collection of hundreds of the greatest Civil War images photographed by the incomparable Matthew Brady and his staff.A collection of hundreds of the greatest Civil War images photographed by the incomparable Matthew Brady and his staff.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. 159921315X Good title in good condition. Pages are clean...Good. 159921315X Good title in good condition. Pages are clean and tight. Dust jacket has some wear including small tears on edges/corners. Satisfaction guaranteed. If item not as described, return for refund of purchase price.
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Description:Good. Hardcover. May include moderately worn cover, writing,...Good. Hardcover. May include moderately worn cover, writing, markings or slight discoloration. SKU: 9780762770755-4-0-3 Orders ship the same or next business day. Expedited shipping within U.S. will arrive in 3-5 days. Hassle free 14 day return policy. Contact Customer Service for questions. ISBN: 9780762770755.
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With...Fine in fine dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 256 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade. Great clean condition; deep insightful reading! Wonderfully illustrated!
Description:Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute...Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows no wear or flaws at all, except that the binding shows a little reverse lean, while remaining perfectly secure; text clean. DJ shows just a touch of wear at the head of the back strip and a small snag near the upper front corner. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Slightly oblong 4to. 256pp. Illustrated with Photographs in Black & White on every page. Decorated End Papers. Introduction by Alan Axelrod, Ph.D. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged; First Printing thus. Hardback with DJ. When Matthew Brady accompanied the Union army to Bull Run in July 1861, that first major Civil War battle also launched the remarkable career of Brady, who took the relatively new medium of photography to a higher level of terrible artistry during the next four years of slaughter. Garrison, a former college president and a Civil War scholar, has compiled more than 300 of the photographs taken by Brady and his assistants. Many of them, particularly the portraits of icons such as Lincoln and Grant, will be familiar even to laypeople. Others, including some stunning battlefield shots, have rarely been seen, and their impact can be shattering. The supporting text is informative and also captures both the irony and the sadness of Brady's personal life. This compilation should become an essential element in a Civil War collection.
This book is full of pictures. I am a little disapointed with the photographer Brady as to having always or mostly "planted" his subjects rather than taken them as he found them. It presents, I think, a false vision of the war. This can not be blamed on the collector of photographs otherwise said as ...
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