(Americana Militaria) 1 Vol. (Forbes, Edwin.) [Life Studies of the Great Army: a historical work, in copper plate etching... illustrating the life of the Union Armies during the late years 1862-'3-'4-'5.] [New York], (1876). Folio, modern buckram; covers detached, spine detaching. With 40 etched plates. Moderate smudging and old marginal cello tape repairs to the first and last plates, mostly marginal dust smudging, very occasional marginal dampstaining and scattered light foxing to other plates, occasional, mostly light, wear to edges of sheets. Ex-library: perforated stamps on first and last plates touching images, all plates, except the first and last, free of library markings, ink stamp in margin of first plate, label on front pastedown. Without the preliminary leaf. Sold as a collection of plates.
Estimate $600-900

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Sold for $563 (buyer's premium included)