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Civil War Men of Our Day biographical 1868

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Civil War  Men of Our Day  biographical  1868 Civil War  Men of Our Day  biographical  1868


Men of Our Day

By: L. P. Brockett, M. D,

Publisher: Zeigler, McCurdy, Philadelphia, 1868

 

Book Description: Zeigler, McCurdy & Co., Philadelphia, 1868. Full-Leather. First Edition. Black calf, with blind stamping and gilt stamping. 653 pages. 9” x 6”.

Biographical sketches of  prominent men such as U.S. Grant, Wm. Seward, George G. Meade, D.G. Farragut, Lyman Trumbull, Schuyler Colfax, Charles Sumner, Charles Francis Adams, R. Johnson, Cornelius Vanderbilt, W.G. Brownlow, Henry Ward Beecher, and George H. Thomas; emphasis is placed on their contributions to supporting the Union in the Civil War. With 42 engraved portraits from life; these oval likenesses are grouped on six pages with tissue paper overlay.

 

Book Condition: Fair. Black dye and leather boards and spine are worn around edges and corners are bumped and frayed. Some foxing typical of a book of this age. Binding is tight.


 





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