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The Southern Rebellion by W.A. Crafts and Other Civil War History Books

CRAFTS, William August (1819-1906). The Southern Rebellion. Boston: Samuel Walker, 1864, 1867.

2 volumes, 4to. Half-titles, 2 maps and 50 engraved plates. (Some toning throughout, occasional stained page edges). Half leather gilt, spines in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands gilt, gilt-lettered in 3, gilt-decorated in rest, gilt edges (light scuffing).

FIRST EDITION of Craft's contemporary account of the Civil War. Sabin 17349.


KETTELL, Thomas P. History of the Great Rebellion. Vol. I: Cincinnati: Charles Tuttle, 1863; Vol II. Worcester, MA: L. Stebbins, 1863; Vol. III New York & San Francisco: N.C. Miller & H.H. Bancroft & Co., 1866. With original subscription slip. -- ABBOTT, John S.C. The History of the Civil War in America. Vol. II. New York: Henry Bill, 1866. -- LOSSING, Benson J. A History of the Civil War Illustrated with Reproductions of the Brady war PHotographs. New York: The War Memorial Association, 1895. 2 copies, each with 16 sections. 

[Also includes:]

DAVIS, Burke. the Civil War: Strange & Fascinating Facts. New York: Fairfax Press, 1982. -- DAVIS, William C. The Civil War: Brother Against Brother, The War Begins. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1983. -- FOOTE, Shelby. Civil War. 3 vols. New York: Vintage Books, 1986. -- FREEMAN, Douglas Southall. R.E. Lee: A Biography. Vol. I. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. -- Echoes of Glory: Arms, Equipment and Atlas of the Civil War. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1996. -- VHS film. Gettysburg. -- McCLURE, Stanley W. The Lincoln Museum and the House Where Lincoln Died.  Washington DC: National Park Service, 1949. -- 5 issues of magazine Civil War Times.

Provenance:Marvin Lieber Collection of Early Photographica

Estimate: $200 - $300
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