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Auction 104, Lot 722

"[Lot of 4 - Civil War]", Various

Subject: History Books

Period: 1955-99 (published)



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1) Decisive Battles of the Civil War, by Lt. Col. Joseph B. Mitchell, has 35 maps by the author to help the reader understand the strategy of the battles. First edition published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1955. 226 pp. Hard bound, with dust jacket (6 x 8.5"). 2) This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War, by Bruce Catton is a classic of Civil War history. 437 pp., illustrated with numerous maps. Doubleday, New York, 1956. Hardbound in beige buckram (6.5 x 9.5") without dust jacket. 3) Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War, by Earl B. McElfresh with foreword by Stephen W. Sears. A thorough examination of Civil War maps, mapmaking and mapmakers, documenting the techniques and travails of the mapmaker in the field. 272 pp., notes, bibliography, index, 180 illustrations, 150 in full-color. History Book Club edition, 1999 (9.7 x 12"). Hardbound with dust jacket. 4) The Blue and The Gray, by Thomas B. Allen presents the history through photography, both historical and present day. 320 pp. Published by National Geographic Society, 1992. Hardbound in blue buckram without dust jacket (11 x 9.5").


Condition: A

All very good or fine.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/10/2003