“BOTH AN EYEWITNESS AND AN HISTORIAN”
LOSSING, Benson John. Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America. Philadelphia, 1866-68. Three volumes.
First edition of this impressive early first-hand account of the Civil War, Lossing’s authoritative three-volume work, profusely illustrated with engraved frontispieces and hundreds of in-text wood-engravings, handsomely bound in original publisher’s full morocco-gilt. $2000.