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“THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LITHOGRAPHS POSSIBLE”

UNITED STATES ARMY. Flags of the Army of the United States, 1861-1865. Philadelphia, 1887.

First edition, publisher's special large folio edition containing two additional chromolithographed plates of Regimental Colors and the Engineer Battalion, along with the lithographed title and 87 chromolithographed plates designating flags carried by the U.S. Army during the Civil War and double-page title for Tabular Statements Showing the Names of Commanders of Army Corps, Divisions and Brigades. $7500.

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VINTAGE ARCHIVE OF 102 PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS DOCUMENTING OPENING CEREMONIES AT FORT HOOD, THE U.S. ARMY’S FIRST TANK DESTROYER TRAINING CENTER

(WORLD WAR II). Fort Hood Photo Archive. Killeen, Texas, 1942. Vintage archive of 102 black-and-white and sepia-tinted photographic prints (90 mounted on thick card stock, another dozen loose) documenting the September 1942 opening ceremonies of the United States Army’s groundbreaking tank destroyer training center at Camp Hood, with numerous intriguing views of anti-tank artillery, troop exercises and Army officials and important visitors from Washington, D.C. and Hollywood. A unique, visual primary source of American military history. $4500.

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