The great rebellion; a history of the Civil War in the United States

Hartford: Hurlbut, Scranton & Company, 1864. 8vo, mixed pagings; steel engraved portrait frontispiece of Abraham Lincoln, added engraved title page with the publisher "Hurlbut, Williams & Co."; 13 specimen plates; two broadside prospectuses, one in English, the other in German, bound in; subscription leaves in back with a couple of manuscript subscribers listed, including a "molder" and a "painter," both from Lambertville (New Jersey). Contemporary maroon embossed morocco, gilt spine, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers; spine samples for the gilt cloth and library sheep bindings mounted to pastedowns. Edges scuffed and rubbed, spine faded; preliminaries heavily foxed, else interior very good and sound. Provides sample pages of both the English and German-language editions. Arbour 695 describes a similar item, with the imprint Hurlbut, Williams & Company, 1863. Item #45878

Price: $425.00

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