SCHMUCKER, Samuel M. HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES: WITH A PRELIMINARY VIEW OF ITS CAUSES, AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ITS HEROES. Philadelphia: Jones Bros. & Co.,[1865]. 3 Vols., 512pp., 511pp., 716pp., complete. Later printing revised and completed by Dr. L.P. Brockett, of the work begun by Schmucker who died a year after the publication of the first volume in 1862. It appears to have been variously produced during the war by several different publishers. This octavo set is bound in deluxe red embossed leather, lettered and decorated in gilt and blind on front back and spine with marbled edges. Light rubbing and wear to extremities. Faint damp staining to top of last few signatures of volume three. An appealing and unusual set.
$375.00