Twelve Decisive Civil War Battles 1867 William Swinton book w/ maps & portraitsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Twelve Decisive Battles of the War: A History of the Eastern and Western Campaigns in Relation to the Actions that Decided Their Issue, by William Swinton.
Published 1867, New York by Dick and Fitzgerald.
526 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated with 7 detailed lithographed battle maps plus 7 full page steel engraved military leader portraits.
Publisher's pebble cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, spine ends frayed with small loss, covers speckled, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Book displays a unique age patina, remains sound, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique military book survives.
Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6" W.