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[CIVIL WAR]. A large collection of illustrated covers, with printer's block, including:

50 illustrated covers with Civil War-related themes including 9 Zouave examples, 9 featuring cartoons and caricatures lambasting Jefferson Davis or the Confederacy, 2 featuring African-American subjects, and several others. Specific Zouave examples include a pair of covers titled "No. 8 Movement of the Army from Washington to Richmond," and "Camp Scene, from Photograph," New York: Charles Magnus, [ca 1860s]. Conditions vary, with some covers having clipped edges, surface soiling, partially sealed flaps, dampstaining, and paper loss (at least one cover is missing entire backside). 

[With:] 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in. wooden printer's block featuring a sinking globe surmounted by an American flag (Paper label intact though with no discernable design or text, heavily soiled throughout, with dark patina). Text over the globe reads, "Our Country." Block was used to produce cover with partial lyrics to "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)" printed beneath illustration. 

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$531
06/25/2021

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