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Barrett, Joseph O.:

HISTORY OF "OLD ABE," THE LIVE WAR EAGLE OF THE EIGHTH REGIMENT WISCONSIN VOLUNTEERS.

Dunlop, Spalding, Printers, Chicago: 1865 Plain front wrapper, with title written in contemporary ink; color plate illus. on verso of front wrap, 'A-GE-MAH-WE-GE-ZHIG' [the captor of the eagle]. Color plate frontis, 'Old Abe', with tissue guard. Spine reinforced with black cloth tape. Lightly dusted and lightly worn at outer leaves. 71pp, 1 map, 2 color plate illus. [as described above]. Good+. "The incidents herein described were related by valid witnesses," says the author, assuring that, "aside from the 'Romances of the Eagle,' they actually occurred." We offer the first edition of this oft-printed Civil War work. FIRST EDITION. Ante-Fire Imprints 879. Not in Bartlett, Nevins, Decker, Eberstadt.


Book Id: 21547

Price: $350.00

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