Title: Life in the Confederate Army; being the observations and experiences of an alien in the South during the American Civil War.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known ...Read MoreTitle: Life in the Confederate Army; being the observations and experiences of an alien in the South during the American Civil War.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The MILITARY HISTORY & WARFARE collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This series offers titles on warfare from ancient to modern times. It includes detailed accounts of campaigns, battles, weapons, as well as the soldiers and commanders who devised, initiated, and supported war efforts throughout history. Specific analyses discuss the impact of war on societies, cultures, economies, and changing international relationships. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Watson, William; 1887 456 p.; 8 . 09605.bb.13.Read Less
Very Good+ Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Top edge of the gilded textblock is rubbed and wearing off, else textblock and binding immaculate and tight. Red silk page marker sewn into headband; All edges gilt; embossed binding, marbled end papers; Collector's Library blank bookplate affixed to the fep; 456p.; the facsimile reprint of the Scribner and Welford edition of 1888; a volume in the Time-Life Collector's Library of the Civil War series.
Very Good with no dust jacket. 0809442957. A very nice copy with clean, bright interior pages and solid binding. All edges gilt (small rubbed area to gilt on outside edge) marbled end sheets, ribbon marker, bright gilt titles on attractive embossed cover.; Collector's Library of the Civil War; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 456 pages.
8vo. Black blind-embossed full leather with gilt lettering. xvi, 456pp. All edges gilt. Frontispiece, illustrations, marbled endpapers, sewn-in red silk page marker. Fine. Tight, handsome facsimile of the uncommon 1888 Scribner and Welford first edition, a volume in the "Collector's Library of the Civil War" series. Notes James I. Robertson Jr., "Sketchy memoirs of a British subject who served in the Confederate army until 1863, then engaged in blockade-running; an excellent commentary on Southern military life." NEVINS I, 175.
Fine. No Jacket as Issued. Octavo. Volume of the Collector's Library of the Civil War. 456pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1888 Scriber & Wellford edition. Gilt titles on deep blue embossed leather. Pages gilt-edged. Bound-in ribbon bookmark. Unmarked series bookplate and flier laid in.
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