30 Jun, 2020
"anecdotes and incidents of the rebellion" 1866
The book by Frazar Kirkland is fully entitled: "The pictorial book of anecdotes and incidents of the war of the rebellion, civil, military, naval and domestic; embracing the most brilliant and remarkable anecdotal events of the great conflict of the United States: Heroic, Patriotic, Political, Romantic, Humorous and Tragical from the time of the memorable toast of Andrew Jackson, uttered in 1830, in the presence of the original secession conspirators, to the assassination of President Lincoln, and the end of the war: with famous words and deeds of woman, sanitary and hospital scenes, prison experiences, &c." It may be a pre-first edition as the title page reads "Published by Subscription Only." It was published by the Hartford Publishing Company, Hartford CT, in 1866. The binding and pages are intact. Some foxing and wear are present. Cover is light brown/tan and black with some scratching/wear. It measures 7" x 10".
Estimate: $75 - $150