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War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records

Publication Date: 1880
Soft cover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(OFFICIAL RECORDS). The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. [Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901. 1st eds. 120 Vols. Maps, diagrams. Mostly bound in uniform 3/4 brown morocco, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled; 9 vols. in orig. cloth. Outer hinges starting on a handful of volumes, else a very good set. [with] Index to Battle, Campaigns, Etc. for Series I. Orig. printed wrappers. Light chipping to wrappers, else very good. Dornbusch IV, 12644. Published as 70 volumes in 128, this set lacks 8 volumes (Series I: Vols. 19, parts 1 and 2; Vols. 20, parts 1 and 2; Vol. 21; Vol. 28, part 1; Vol. 36, part 1; Series III, Vol. 4). "The major source of Civil War research material and absolutely indispensable to the serious student; contains all the major reports and correspondence available to the time of publication; commonly referred to as the Official Records" Nevins II, p.31. "To make the Official Records a feasible project, the compilers selected only what they considered to be the best of the most important material and refrained from making editorial corrections because most of the information, later in dispute, could be found to exist in the original documents" Eicher, 863. The volumes in morocco were bound for the long-serving North Carolina Congressman, John H. Kerr. NOTE: Shipping on this item will be extra. Bookseller Inventory # 72193

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Title: War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the ...

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Soft cover

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All books are in reasonable second-hand condition. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, or personal check. Checks can be made out to the George S. MacManus Company, 12 Water Street, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010 USA. Emails can be sent to books@macmanus-rarebooks.com. Phone numbers: 610-520-7273. FAX: 610-520-7272. All inquiries should be directed to Clarence Wolf. Deferred billing available for libraries. PA residents add 6%sales tax.


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