Brown printed wraps. Oblong folio. 324 total pages between the 20 parts. Black and white illustrations and maps throughout, including maps on the rear inside covers. A history of the Civil War issued in serial form in 1894, featuring discussions on various notable battles and campaigns, as well as generals and other important figures in the war. With both Union and Confederate viewpoints on some of the chapters. Topics include Fort Sumter, The Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Shiloh, the fight between the Monitor and the Merrimac, the Peninsular Campaign, the battle of Antietam, Murfreesboro, Chancellorsville, the siege of Vicksburg, Chickamauga, Hood's invasion of Tennessee, Sherman's march, etc. Covers are in POOR condition, all being DETACHED from the text blocks and suffering from HEAVY chipping, tearing and loss along the edges, sometimes affecting the maps on the inside rear covers. Some covers with old tape repairs present along the hinges. Varying amounts of soiling and creasing to the covers. Paper is brittle, with small pieces still flaking off. The text blocks are in GOOD or slightly better condition. All are solid, although pages 37-38 and 51-52 appear to be MISSING (starts of part 3 and part 4). Page 117 with a diagonal piece missing from the fore edge margin. Minor scattered soiling, with a few small tears to the page edges. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Century War Book. Battles and Leaders of...
Publisher: The Century Co
Publication Date: 1894
Book Condition: Poor
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