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Fair in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall Jacket Has Some Chipping And Soiling On It, Binding Is Starting To Break. Pages Are Clean. Inside Binding Has Been Taped To Hold It Together. Just A Lovely Reading And Daily Use Copy. "During The Course Of A Nine Year Research Program For Mr. Catton's The Centennial History Of The Civil War, E. B. Long Traveled Thousands Of Mile Sand Assembled More Than Nine Million Words Of Original Research..."
Near Fine/This book has a dust jacket. --------Gray cloth spine and blue cloth covers, very thick heavy book, near 9 1/2" tall. 1135 pages, with maps.............NEAR FINE CONDITION--dust jacket Very Good Condition.
Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, 1971. Very Good/hardcover/slight bump to corner/without dust jacket, Hardcover, 1135pgs. A coherent, useful, day-by-day narrative of the Civil War including many of the lesser military actions. Packed with care and shipped promptly.
Very Good in Good jacket. Light chipping here and there to the jacket, small tear and creasing to the jacket spine top, small tear to the front cover top right corner, some rubbing to the cover surfaces and a small spot to the fornt cover bottom; previous owner's name to the ffep, little wear to the book itself. 'Brodarted' for preservation. Text is clean. ''In all the vast collection of books on the American Civil War there is no book like this one'...Never before has such a stunning body of facts dealing with the war been gathered together in one place and presented in a coherent, useful, day-by-day narrative....The text begins in November, 1860, and ends with the conclusion of hostilies in May, 1865, and the start of reconstruction. ' Illustrated. 1135 pages. 6.5 x 9.5 x 2.25 inches.
Foreword by Bruce Catton. Small 4to. Blue and grey cloth, price-clipped dust jacket. xiii, 1135pp. Maps. Very good/very good. Bit of jacket edgewear and rubbing; mild age toning to page edges and faint dampstaining to edges of rear preliminary leaves (only). Tight, nice early (not first) printing, with a choice autograph addition: Tipped to an inner flyleaf is a Typed Letter Signed from Long (1919-81), 1p, 5 3/4" X 9", Lombard, IL, n.y. February 29. Addressed to noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar Arnold Gates (1914-93). Chats about "Lincoln Herald" (of which Gates was book review editor) matters, then discusses late great Lincoln scholar Harry E. Pratt: "...we will miss Marry Pratt. I am enclosing the Tribune obituary...He died on Lincoln's birthday! What the story does not say is how much he and his wife helped out others. It has been truly said that no Lincoln book and few Civil War books of recent years did not have his hand in them somewhere and almost every author owes him deepest gratitude...." Signed simply "Pete." EICHER 851.
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