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Auction 101, Lot 588

"The Blue and the Gray [together with] Mapping the Civil War- Featuring Rare Maps from the Library of Congress",

Subject: History - Civil War

Period: 1992 (published)



11 x 9.2 inches
27.9 x 23.4 cm

First by Thomas B. Allen is lavishly illustrated with outstanding color and rare black & white photographs presented in the National Geographic style with a great text about the Civil War. Maps, drawings and modern photos by Sam Abell throughout. Book has attached navy silk ribbon still folded. First edition, 1992, National Geographic Society, 320 pp. Deluxe blue padded leather binding with silver lettering on the spine with the flags imprinted in silver on front cover. Silver finish foredges. Latter by Christopher Nelson is the second in the Library of Congress Classics series. Maps, photographs and original drawings provide the framework for this fascinating view of the Civil War. Profusely Illustrated. First edition, 1992, Fulcrum Publishing Inc.,176 pp. Hardbound in dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/4/2002