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30 May 2019 16:30 GMT

Lord, Francis.A

Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia-Volumes 1-5 in 2 Volumes. Combined illustrated edition.

Arms, Uniforms, and Equipment of the Union and Confederacy

Published: Blue & Grey Press-Book Sales Inc, Edision, New Jersey. USA, 1995

Edition: Combined Edition

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Hardbacks with dustcovers over half cloth boards, with dustcovers.

This comprehensive volume is a treasure trove of information for students, collectors and Civil War buffs. Cataloged and described in this edition are virtually every item carried by both Union and Confederate soldiers, sailors and marines.

This combined edition in two volumes of the Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia examines and explains the weapons, clothing, military insignia and personal equipment carried by men on both side is an ads of this country's  historic conflict.

Some of the entries may be surprising at first- fougasse, instant coffee, rockets, brogans-but they're real and they're here to make this the ony complete book of Civil War relics.

There is an added bonus in the extensive list of Federal and Confederate contractors, patentees and suppliers. This and the exhaustive bibliography are truly the researchers delight. Hundreds of photographs and drawings serve to bring this period alive as well as providing an invaluable tool to aid in identifying Civil War items and memorabilia.

This edition of the combined Volumes I & II of the Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia has been re-indexed for your added convenience.

Volume I- Volumes I & II. Complete and Unabridged. Title, Foreword. About the Author, Acknowledgements, Topic Arrangement. 356 + 210 pages text with supporting illustrations, and bibliography.

Volume II- Volumes III, IV & V. Complete and Unabridged. Title. Foreword. Introduction. About the Author, Acknowledgements, xii plus 202 pages, plus v. plus 213 pages, plus vii plus 227 pages text with supporting illustrations and bibliography.

Very clean set.

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 28.5 X 22.5cms. 7kgs weight
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: info@qwbooks.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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