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Soldier's Story of His Captivity at Andersonville, Belle Isle, and Other Rebel Prisons

by Goss, Warren Lee

Condition: Good+/No Jacket


Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1866. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Thomas Nast. With an appendix, containing the names of the Union soldiers who dieds at Andersonville, with the numbers of their graves, their rank, the companies and regiments to which they belonged, the dates of their decease, and the diseases of which they died. And also, many certificates to the truthfulness of the book. Embellished with a beautiful presentation page and four full page illustrations, by Thomas Nast, the celebrated American artist; a steel portrait of the author; several maps drawn from actual measurements, and many accurate illustrations of prison life, taken from rebel photographs now in the possession of the publishers. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering and design; beveled edges. Interior hinges just starting. No markings. Minor foxing. All illustrations and maps, included one folded map, present. Nead/heel of spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. One small spot on front board. A very nice copy. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.




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