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An Illustrated History of the Civil War: Images of an American Tragedy

MILLER, William J., and POHANKA, Brian C.

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ISBN 10: 073703162X / ISBN 13: 9780737031621
Published by Time Life, Alexandria, 2000
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Wide small 4to. Burgundy paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 454pp. Extensive illustrations (some color), pictorial endpapers. Fine/fine. Tight, handsome first edition of this hefty history -- and best of all, it bears a nice autograph addition: Tipped opposite the half-title page is the 1989 heavy stock membership card (3½" X 2¼") of a respected Chicago Civil War collector for the Association for the Preservation of Civil War Sites, signed boldly in black ballpoint by Pohanka. Pohanka (1955-2005), co-author of this volume, was a noted and prolific Civil War historian and author as well as president of this organization. Bookseller Inventory # 33470

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Title: An Illustrated History of the Civil War: ...

Publisher: Time Life, Alexandria

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A visual history of the American Civil War presents more than one thousand period images, many never before published, that chronicle the battle campaigns and everyday lives of the soldiers on both sides in a collection of period photographs, maps, cartoons, paintings, and sketches that capture the events and personalities of the time. 100,000 first printing.

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*Includes more than 1,000 images, many of them previously unpublished, of battles, military personalities, uniforms, arms, and other objects

*Beautifully designed and image-driven so that it is a "visual narrative"

*Extensive, informative introduction

*Includes complete battle ans skirmish chronology, plus an appendix on National Park Service Civil War sites

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