New York: H. H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1886. Soldiers Edition. Leather bound. 307pp. Small folio [38 cm] 3/4 brown leather with pebbled brown cloth covered boards, and a decorative gilt stamped title on the front cover. Fair condition only. The covers are soiled and rubbed. The front cover is almost completely detached, and the rear cover is partially detached. The underlying boards are exposed here and there along the edges. There is a 1 inch loss from the leather at the head of the spine, a smaller loss from the leather at the foot of the spine, and a very large loss from the leather near the center of the spine. This last loss measures 3 inches tall by 1 and 1/2 inches wide. In addition, there is a 5 inch closed tear in the leather at the foot of the spine. The leather of the spine appears to have been covered over with glue. There is a 3 and 1/2 inch long closed tear in the paper of the front pastedown. The pages are mildly browned, and they are occasionally foxed. There are also sporadic small stains on the pages. As is.Extra charges apply on this item due to weight. Item #26924
Subjects include The Action of South Carolina, The Fall and Winter Mississippi Campaign 1862, The Fall of Port Hudson, and much more. With a supplemental section on Shelby County.