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THE WAY THEY WERE: DRESSED IN 1860-1865, A PHOTOGRAPHIC REFERENCE (inscribed by the author)

Donna J Abraham

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ISBN 10: 1577471326 / ISBN 13: 9781577471325
Published by Thomas Publications, 2008
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Fien, fresh example. First edition. Color illustrated softcovers. 160 pp. with additional reading list. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of mid-19th century photographs. Inscribed by the author to members of her family. Remarkably scarce and highly sought after reference work on Civil War era dress, mostly concntrating on women's outfits and with a smaller section on men and children. Over 600 carte-de-viste photoghraphs are featured. Bookseller Inventory # E15853

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Title: THE WAY THEY WERE: DRESSED IN 1860-1865, A ...

Publisher: Thomas Publications

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition

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This amazing collection of nearly 600 black and white copies of original photos is the first of its kind to be offered in book form. All of the American cartes de visitie are from the 1860-1865 time period. It is a superb photographic reference and companion to other documents already written about that time period. Each carte de visite reveals a multitude of details. Every time the book is opened, it will be an adventure.

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