“A CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF THE WAR STEEPED IN THE EMPHATIC IDEALS OF SLAVERY AND FREEDOM”
(CIVIL WAR) GREELEY, Horace. American Conflict. Hartford, 1864-66. Two volumes.
First edition of Greeley’s contemporary Civil War history—“a fair and certainly honest history of events” (Sabin), featuring numerous steel engravings of generals and statesmen, many in-text and full-page maps, and illustrations of historical sites such as Harper’s Ferry, Fort Sumter and Manassas Battlefield. $1250.