New Hampshire in the Civil War 1870 Otis Waite signed illustrated leatherbookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion. Containing Histories of the Several New Hampshire Regiments, and Biographical Notices of Many of the Prominent Actors in the Civil War of 1861-65, by Major Otis F. R. Waite.
Published 1870, Claremont, New Hampshire by Tracy, Chase & Company.
608 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait protected by original tissue guards. Illustrated with several engraved plates.
Period 1/2 leather binding, slightly raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering.
Signed by author on fly leaf. Scarce thus in a period leather binding.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine leather uniformly sunned, joints scuffed, covers firm and strongly attached, leather still supple, book remains overall very attractive and well preserved as an object.
Text block paper is toned but clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6" W.