Deeds of Valor American Medal of Honor Recipients 1901 illustrated 2 vol. setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, United States Army, Medal of Honor, Illustrated Books).
Deeds of Valor: How America's Heroes Won The Medal of Honor. Personal Reminiscences and Records of Officers and Enlisted Men Who Were Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for Most Conspicuous Acts of Bravery in Battle, Combined with An Abridged History of Our Country's Wars, by Walter F. Beyer and Oscar F. Keydal.
Published 1901, Detroit, Michigan by The Perrien-Keydel Company.
2 volumes. 542, 550 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with many full page color plates protected by original tissue guards plus many other b&w illustrations. Hundreds of images in total.
Publisher's cloth bindings, gilt title lettering & pictorial cover decorations. A monumental large heavy work.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, set remains overall attractive as an object. A nice set than typical.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this set survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Books Measure c. 12" H x 9" W.