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THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE Volume XXXVI, May 1888 to October  1888 by Various Authors - First Edition Thus - 1888 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller and


by Various Authors

Condition: Very Good+

New York: The Century Co.. Very Good+. 1888. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Clean green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Text tight, clean & intact. Pictorial endpapers. [viii,960pp]. Numerous engraved illustrations by Remington, Pennell, Gibson, Kemble & Sandham. Our National Military System; American Machine Cannons and Dynamite Guns; Army Hospitals and Cases; Memoranda on the Civil War. Bound Magazines; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 960 pages .


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