1867 CIVIL WAR History Abbott Illustrated Slavery Abe Lincoln Battle Maps RARE

ABBOTT, John S.C.

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John S. C. Abbott’ writing style “did much to popularize the reading of history.”

Dictionary of American Biography

 

History of the Civil War in America” is an extremely useful account of the Civil War and was published in a time wherein it would have been read as news rather than history. Though well researched, the author makes use of colorful narrative style giving these more the feel of a popular account than a sober and authoritative text. Features events leading to the cause of the conflict through Lincoln’s assassination in April of 1865 and with a final chapter on the results of the conflict as of the date of publication.

 

Filled with incredible illustrations of maps, portraits, and scenes.

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1867 CIVIL WAR History Abbott Illustrated Slavery Abe Lincoln Battle Maps RARE

 

John S. C. Abbott’ writing style “did much to popularize the reading of history.”

Dictionary of American Biography

 

History of the Civil War in America” is an extremely useful account of the Civil War and was published in a time wherein it would have been read as news rather than history. Though well researched, the author makes use of colorful narrative style giving these more the feel of a popular account than a sober and authoritative text. Features events leading to the cause of the conflict through Lincoln’s assassination in April of 1865 and with a final chapter on the results of the conflict as of the date of publication.

 

Filled with incredible illustrations of maps, portraits, and scenes.

 

Item number: #15629

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ABBOTT, John S.C.

 

The history of the Civil War in America comprising a full and impartial account of the origin and progress of the rebellion, of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals, and of touching scenes in the field, the camp, the hospital, and the cabin.

 

New York: Henry Bill, 1867.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes in 1
    • I – x, 507, [1]
      • 8 engraved plates
      • 9 full-page maps
      • 11 in-text diagrams and maps
    • II – 629, [5]
      • 10 engraved plates
      • 9 full-page maps
      • 18 in-text diagrams and maps
    • References: Sabin 36
    • Provenance: Handwritten – Eliza White, 1875
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Size: ~10in X 6.75in (25cm x 17cm)

 

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15629

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

ABBOTT, John S.C.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete