Frank Leslie's Scenes & Portraits of Civil War 1894 Illustrated Wood Engravings
"Frank Leslie's Scenes and Portraits of the Civil War" Introduction by Joseph B. Carr, Major-Generl, published by Mrs. Illustrated with around 250 engravings including two-page spreads. Maroon cloth stamped in gold with decorative design on the cover. Blu floral design on endpapers. From the title page: Most important events of the Conflict between the States graphically pictured. Stirring battles scenes and grand naval engagements, Drawn by special artists on the spot. Portraits of principal participants, military and civil; Famous forts; Pathetic episodes, etc. The whole forming an authentic pictorial history of the war, by such well-known artists as Becker, Crane, Beard, Schell, Lumley, Forbes, Nevill, Davis, Simons, Osborn, Wilcox, Weaver, Bosse, Newton, Rawson, Russell, Sartorius, Chamberlain, and ithers. Boards are worn along edges, corners, and surfaces.
The spine is faded and the tail is exposed. There are spots of discoloration and damage on the boards. The binding is holding but barely with splits in numerous locations.
The rear free endpaper is missing. There are numerous tears to pages throughout.
Page edges are occasionally chipped and creased. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "j3c1e" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.
- Binding: Cloth
- Origin: American
- Place of Publication: New York
- Publisher: Mrs. Frank Leslie
- Subject: Military & War
- Modified Item: No
- Year Printed: 1894
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Illustrator: 250 photo & engraved illustrations
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Illustrated
- Region: North America
- Author: Introduction by Joseph B.
- Topic: Civil War (1861-65)
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States