National History of the War for the Union

$600.00

Evert A. Duyckinck. National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and Naval. New York: Johnson, Fry & Co., 1861-[1865]. Three volumes. Quarto. Half leather with art buckram boards. Slight age browning, but overall a fine, complete set. 78 engraved plates.

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Description

An excellent history of the American Civil War, issued as the hostilities progressed. Starting in 1861, Duyckinck wrote the text and commissioned engravings of the events, continuing to the end so that the set comprises three volumes. Evert A. Duyckinck was a leading American historian who was well known for his biographical studies. This set includes 78 engraved prints after drawings by Alonzo Chappel and Thomas Nast.