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652612

From the Confederate capital...The Death of Major Burroughs...

Item #652612

February 16, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 16, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs




Among the front page items are: "The Death of Major Edgar Burroughs" "City Intelligence" "The Escaped Yankee Officers" "Telegraphic" and several Acts from the Confederate Congress.

The back page has an editorial concerning... See More  

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$86.00
652305

Rare Confederate title...

Item #652305

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication from the Civil War



The ftpg. contains a first column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England. This is following by a related document headed; "Le... See More  

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$172.00
652070

The burning of Hampton, Virginia...

Item #652070

August 12, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861   



* Burning of Hampton, Virginia

* Confederate title




Among the front page reports are: "Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents, etc." "From Norfolk "From Charleston" "Direct Trade With the South" "Gen. McClellan and the Press" "Local Matt... See More  

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$84.00
652068

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #652068

August 21, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 21, 1861 



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Much of the front page is taken up with: "Finances Of Confederate Government" taking over 2 1/2 columns. Also on the ftpg: "The Call for Militia", "Hessian Deviltry at Harper's Ferry, Va." and "A Call Upon the Ladi... See More  

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$89.00
652064

Much Confederate news...

Item #652064

May 18, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, May 18, 1864  This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. The front page has a wealth of war-related reports including: "Latest From Virginia", "Heavy Fighting Near Drewry's Bluff", "Enemy Defeated With Great Loss", "General Beauregard Commanding... See More  

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$92.00
651771

The nomination of General McClellan...

Item #651771

September 03, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1864 



* General George McClellan

* Presidential nomination

* Rare Confederate title




Not only a very nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has: "The War News with several subheads from various fields of operation: "From Atlanta" "From Mobile" "From Louisiana" and "From C... See More  

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$83.00
651770

New Orleans during the Confederacy... Official report on the Battle of Manassas...

Item #651770

February 04, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Official reports from the Confederates




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butle... See More  

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$188.00
651768

The solomn events at Arlington Cemetery...

Day 1 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651768

May 31, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "THE UNION DEAD," multiple, 1st day reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Cypress Hill Cemetery & Greenwood Cemetery - both in New York, Flushing, Philadelphia, Augusta, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, etc.. However, the most desirable coverage as that ... See More  

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$120.00
651767

Day 2 reports of the 1st official Memorial Day...

Item #651767

June 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1868  Page 5 has, under the heading "Our Dead Heroes," multiple, day 2 reports regarding the 1st official Memorial Day celebrations from throughout the country. Locations include Jersey City, Newark, Nashville, Providence, Hartford, Portland, St. Louis, Dayton, and more. Nice to have these early reports. Other news of the day is found throughout.

Complet... See More  

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$55.00
651752

Confederate from Winston, North Carolina...

Item #651752

January 24, 1862

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, January 24, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title

* Jefferson Davis




This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era.

Among the fr... See More  

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$167.00
651687

First printing of "The Blue and the Gray"...

Item #651687
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 



* Francis Miles Finch

* The Blue and the Gray

* 1st printing (nationally)




This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The wo... See More  

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$250.00
650645

Thomas R.R. Cobb... The Confederate version of "Harper's Weekly"...

Item #650645

March 21, 1863

SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 



* General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb



A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.

The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General ... See More  

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$335.00
648972

From the Confederate capital... A 251-round boxing match...

Item #648972

January 06, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1862 



* Rare rebel title

* Account of the 251- round boxing match between Edward Burnett and James Fitzgerald




Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime feature of the front page is an extremely detailed, round by round account of: "The Great Prize Fight" which went 251 rounds and th... See More  

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$32.50
648536

History is about to be made...

Item #648536

March 29, 1861

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 



* From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak



South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue.

The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News&q... See More  

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$144.00
648519

From Charleston during the Civil War...

Item #648519

June 25, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 25, 1864  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline at the top of the front page (see photos). Among the front page reports are: "From General Johnston's Army" "Enemy Again Repulsed With Severe Loss" "Losses In Hooker's Corps" "The Mur... See More  

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$79.00
647349

From New Orleans from the earliest days of Butler's occupation... Fort Donelson...

Item #647349

February 15, 1862

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 15, 1862 



* Rare Confederate title from the deep South



Among the front page item are: "The Federal Raid Up the Tennessee River--Gen. Johnston's Order Disregarded" "What the Morning Journals Say" "Fort Donelson" "The 'Sinews of The War' -- Troubles of the Federal Treasury". There are also 14... See More  

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$144.00
646929

Beauregard's official report on the Battle of Manassas... in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #646929

February 04, 1862

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, February 4, 1862 



* P.G.T. Beauregard official report

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas




Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The War--Its Movements! Official Report of Gen. Beauregard Of The Battle of Manassas" which has tremendous detail. At the end it notes: "To be... See More  

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$177.00
646476

Great wealth of Civil War reporting...

Item #646476

October 16, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 16, 1861  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Inactive--Extracts from a Letter from  Phillippi" "Gen. Fremont's Prospects in the West" which takes over half a column; "Secession Tricks in Europe" "Captain Todd &... See More  

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$84.00
646447

The Siege of Charleston... The Averill Raid...

Item #646447

December 22, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 22, 1863 



* Charleston SC South Carolina siege

* General William W. Averell raid




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Averill Raid" "From Northern Virginia" "From East Tennessee--From Northern Georgia--The Siege of Charleston" and other smaller i... See More  

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$86.00
646428

Much on the battle in Kentucky...

Item #646428

February 04, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 4, 1862 



* Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky

* In a Confederate title




Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The Coin Of The Confederate States" "A Virginia Mother's Appeal To the Soldiers" which is stirring (see images). Also much reportin... See More  

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$85.00
646391

Rare Confederate title from Columbia, South Carolina, late in the war...

Item #646391

February 25, 1864

THE GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1864 



* VERY RARE



A rare title from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The American War in England" "Stafford's Louisiana Brigade" "Interesting Letter from Gen'l Beauregard" which includes the text of a form letter he sends to families who had a family member injured in the military, si... See More  

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$177.00
646035

From when New Orleans was in the Confederacy... Missouri votes to secede...

Item #646035

November 06, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 6, 1861  Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans a... See More  

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$144.00
646023

Jefferson Davis proclamation for a day of "Humiliation and Prayer, with Thanksgiving"...

Item #646023

February 02, 1865

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 2, 1865 



* Jefferson David proclamation

* Confederate Day of Thanksgiving




Has mostly religious-related content on the ftpg. save for a war item: "First Virginia Artillery" "Stray Leaves from a Soldier's Artillery". On the reverse under "General Intelligence" are various news reports from the war.

Also has: ... See More  

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$187.00
645829

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #645829

May 21, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 21, 1864  Parson Brownlow was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inf... See More  

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$165.00
645701

From the Confederate Congress...

Item #645701

January 27, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 



* From the Confederate capital



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War".

The inside pa... See More  

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$89.00
644236

Savannah about to Fall?

Rare issue of this Confederate "Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #644236

December 22, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, December 22, 1864 



* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting

* Warning: Savannah about to Fall!




If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history durin... See More  

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$239.00
639394

Reports from the Confederacy...

Item #639394

February 03, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 



* Rare rebel title



A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Se... See More  

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$74.00
637928

The Yankees are growing tired of the war...

Item #637928

January 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 30, 1863  A nice newspaper from not only the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states. Among the front page reports are: "The War In the East" "City Intelligence" "the White Flag" "Castle Thunder Items" "What the Yankee Soldiers Say & Think of the War--Growing Sick of the Job of Crus... See More  

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$94.00
636136

Mosby, Adams, Long, and more...

Item #636136

April 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Mov... See More  

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$96.00
629922

News from the Confederacy...

Item #629922

September 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 30, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" "Promotions In The Army" "The Raid on Southwestern Virginia" "From Bragg's Army" and more.

A single sheet issue with a full banner masthead, very nice c... See More  

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$87.00
629830

Confederates concerned about 600,000 more Yankee soldiers...

Item #629830

August 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 30, 1862 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From The Seat of War" "A Cavalry Dash in the Valley" "Additional From the North" "Address From General Floyd" "A Brush at City Point" "Supplies For the Hospitals" and more.

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$92.00
625653

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #625653

April 06, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864



* Rare rebel title



There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Dea... See More  

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$122.00
622128

A battle is brewing...

Item #622128

May 24, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 24, 1862 



* Battle of Princeton Court House

* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy.  The front page includes; "Heavy Skirmish in the Neighbourhood of Richmond" "Affairs Near Corinth" "The Soldier's Life" "the Maryland Line" "Destruction of the Virgi... See More  

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$93.00
621831

From Louisiana during the Civil War...

Item #621831

August 31, 1861

SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 31, 1861 



* Very rare Confederate title



Here is an uncommon title from Louisiana during the first year of the Civil War. The front page is filled with ads, and among the reports inside are: "Keep on Giving" "The Truth" which includes a bit: "...Mr. Lincoln has unwittingly been a benefactor to the South. He has t... See More  

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$370.00
618333

General Bragg's army...

Item #618333

October 29, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 29, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* General Braxton Bragg




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various items inside are: "The Yankee Draft" "Progress & Events of the War" "Columbus Guards &am... See More  

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$138.00
618130

Civil War reports from a Confederate newspaper...

Item #618130

October 20, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 20, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title



Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the Civil War reports inside are: "Prentice's Tribute to his Rebel Son" "From Arkansas" "Progress and Events of the War&qu... See More  

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$134.00
587782

Detailed report on the Battle of Bull Run, or Manassas...

Item #587782

August 09, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 9, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run - Manassas VA Virginia

* Detailed report in a uncommon title




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the &qu... See More  

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$63.00
586632

Reports from the Civil War, in a newspaper from the Confederate capital...

Item #586632
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, 1862  Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the capital of the Confederate States at the time, the city through which all news reports would be sure to flow.

This issue has various war reports on the inside pages, typically with a very anti-North bias, as would be expected. Page 2 also has an interesting editorial which was ... See More  

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$148.00
586631

A Memphis Confederate newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #586631
THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, 1863  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. The "Memphis Daily Appeal", dedicated to the ... See More  

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$255.00
563764

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...

Item #563764

July 11, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subheads including: "From Petersburg" & "Burnside's Movements". Other war news include: "Latest News From the North--Our Army in Maryland--Capture of Martinsburg... See More  

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$64.00
202911

"Confederate States Of America"...

Item #202911
CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, 1862-1864 



*Confederate newspaper



*rare in dateline "Confederate States Of America"



A famous singlesheet issue from the Confederacy which has printed in the dateline: "Confederate States Of America" which is rarely found in issues from the south.  The issue has rubbing, minor staining and slightly irregular margins, b... See More  

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$122.00
202443

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #202443
Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date in 1862-1864, one from the prestigious New York Times, Herald, or Tribune (Yankee) and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Richmond Examiner (Confederate), providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that
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$152.00
140775

Confederate Newspaper from Columbus, Ohio...

Item #140775
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, 1861-1864



* Pro-Confederate Paper



This 8-page newspaper contains news of the day and interesting advertisements throughout. Interesting in that this is a rather rare pro-Confederate newspaper from the North with pro-rebel news. Good condition. Great reading. The image shown is an example of what you will receive. The actual issue will be in equal or better conditi... See More  

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$32.00
173216

Winslow Homer... Fire-works...

Item #173216

July 11, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, July 11, 1868 The front page features a full page 'New Tammany Hall, East Fourteenth Street, New York City'. Nearly a half page illustration: 'The 'Little Western' of Chicago Capsizing in Lake Michigan'.and "Vestibule of the Manhattan Club-house, New York - Delegates to the Convention Visiting the Club." Thomas Nast political c... See More  

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$65.00

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172266

Women's rights convention of 1859...

Item #172266

June 11, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859  The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More  

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$54.00

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