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Crawford, Samuel Wylie
The Genesis Of The Civil War; The Story Of Sumter 1860-1861
New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1887. First Edition. Cloth. A scarce first edition of The Genesis of the Civil War by Samuel Wylie Crawford. Octavo, xxiv, 486pp. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine, decorative gilt medallion on front panel. Light shelf wear to cloth, some wear at edges, bright gilt illustrations and text. Floral end papers, previous ownership stamp on end papers. Complete with frontispiece portrait of Major Anderson, 12 full page illustrations, two-page map of Charleston, and numerous half page illustrations. (Nevins I, 26). Very good. Item #1903 A thorough account of the fall of Fort Sumter by Samuel Wylie Crawford, a United States Army surgeon and union general during the Civil War. He was one of the few soldiers who were present for the beginning of the war at Fort Sumter and the surrender at Appomattox Court House. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books (firsteditionrarebooks) [Cincinnati, Ohio, US]
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