MILLERS PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR in Ten Volumes 1911 - Military History. With a stunning collection of thousands of images photographed from 1861 to 1865.Also with pictorial borders on many of the text pages, and a few maps, title pages printed in black, red and blue with pictorial frame featuring American and Confederate flags. 4to, publisher s original bright blue cloth embossed on the upper covers with crossed flags, the spines lettered in gilt and with gilt sword and laurel decorations, illustrated endpapers featuring portraits of Lee and Grant or Lincoln and Davis, t. A bright and handsome set, fine internally, with just a bit of minor wear or mellowing to the extremities and edges of the cloth. AN UNSURPASSED COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, INCLUDING MANY FROM MATHEW BRADY. This collection was arranged for the Semi-Centennial of the war but remains to this day the DEFINITIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTARY OF THE CIVIL WAR. There are thousands of photographs here, all are contemporary and many are by noted war photographers who risked their lives to capture these compelling images in dangerous surroundings using bulky primitive photographic equipment. The informative and often lively text accompanying the photographs was supplied by 39 contributors including many participants and observers of the scenes themselves.
They include President William Taft and a number of veteran officers from both sides of the conflict. New York The Review of Reviews 1911.Near Fine Condition with bright gilt titles and gilt page tops; bright pages, light rubbing to spine ends. AN EXCEPTIONALLY WELL PRESERVED SET OF THIS BEAUTIFUL AND IMPORTANT WORK. 1 The Opening Battles; 2 Two Years of Grim War; 3 The Decisive Battles; 4 The Cavalry; 5 Forts and Artillery; 6 The Navies; 7 Prisons and Hospitals; 8 Soldier Life, Secret Service; 9 Poetry and Eloquence of Blue and Gray; 10 Armies and Leaders. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "aziomedia" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras.