Hardcover, 8vo., rebound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, new endpages, frontis with tissue-guard which has foxing, full page woodcuts with tissue guards, foxing on reverse of illus, text illus., supplement, index, 780pp. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : History of The United States For Families ...
Éditeur : Hartford, Belknap & Bliss, 1872.
Description du livre Thomas Belknap, Hartford, 1872. Hardcover. Quarto. Bound in the period full calf with 5 raised bands and gold titled labels on the spine. Illustrated by nearly 400 engravings. Fair. Shows edge and corner wear with chipping and loss, front board holding but barely, second endpaper loose, otherwise the text and engravings are clean and unmarked. As pictured. N° de réf. du libraire [M]H186
Description du livre Belknap & Bliss, HARTFORD, 1870. Leather. État : Fair. Brown leather with gilt titling to black label on spine. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover and on FEP. Frontis with tissue guard in place. Some foxing to pages. Bumps to corners and spine ends with chips to all edges. Scuffs and rubs to covers. Binding is fairly tight. Spine is loose on front, head and foot. Backstrip lightly reattached. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de réf. du libraire G7151
Description du livre RareBooksClub. Paperback. État : New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 332 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.7in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 Excerpt: . . . a gallant and desperate defense for forty days. Lincoln and his army, with a large number of citizens, were made prisoners of war. The citizens, and a great number of soldiers, were paroled. Altogether, the captives amounted to between five and six thousand; and among the spoils of victory were four hundred pieces of cannon. On Saturday morning, the first of April, the British first broke ground in the face of eighty cannons and mortars on the-American works. 1 General Woodford had just arrived with seven hundred Virginians, and others from North Carolina were reported on their way. On the 14th of April, Turleton defeated Colonel Huger on the head waters of the Coopet River, and killed twenty-five Americans. On the 6th of May. a party under Colonel White, of New Jersey, were routed at a ferry on the Santee, with a loss of about thirty in killed, wounded, and prisoners. These British detachments overran the whole country below the Cooper and Santee, in the course of a few days. 5 Note 2, page 236. A prisoner on parole is one who is left free to go anywhere within a prescribed space of coun The fall of Charleston, and the loss of this southern army, was a severe blow for the Republicans. It paralyzed their strength; and the British commanders confidently believed that the finishing stroke of the war had been given. It was followed by measures which, for a time prostrated South Caro try, or within a city, under curtain restrictions relative to conduct. Prisoners taken in war are often paroled, and allowed to return to their friends, with an agreement not to take up arms. It is a point of honor, with a soldier, to keep his parole, and when such a one is again taken in battle, during the period of Iris parole, he is treated not as a prisoner, but a. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. N° de réf. du libraire 9781236085375