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W. Duke Sons & Co., no date, but circa 18801890. Duke joined with 4 rivals and became American Tobacco Co. in 1890, so this precedes that date. The front cover is chipped along edges and has one closed tear; back cover has small piece missing at foot, a small triangular piece of text has peeled off paper on one page, but the piece is there. There has been faint transfer from the illustrations to the opposite page of text. Overall, this is a Very Good copy of a very fragile book. Very scarce in this condition. Short biographies of 49 Civil War Generals and 1 Admiral, both Confederate and Union. These short bios are illustrated with color portraits of the subjects. There are 2 of these to each page. Also, 4 full-page color illustrations of: The Battle of the Merrimac and the Monitor; Grant and Lee; The Battle at Gettysburg and The Battle of Manassas or Second Bull Run. 60 pages (complete). Softbound, with Color illustrated front cover, covers are backed by a blue cloth spine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Sun Mountain Books [RANCHO MIRAGE, CA, U.S.A.]
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