Civil War Miscellaneous
1865 Rare Civil War Period Book Titled: “The Trip of the Steamer Oceanus to Fort Sumter and Charleston, SC...”
1865-Dated Book, "The Trip of the Steamer Oceanus to Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C. - FORT SUMTER, April 14th, 1865." By a Committee Appointed by the Passengers of the Oceanus, Brooklyn, NY, Fine.
This is a very detailed description of the affairs of a Steamship bound for Fort Sumter at the end of the Civil War and many historic events that took place. Plain paper self covers with complete having some separated leaves and about 174 plus added index pages, but it has several handsome important period Engraved Illustrations. measuring 9.5" x 6". This book has scattered wear to untrimmed edges of the leaves, a small inked prior owner's stamp in the lower margin of the title page, and slightly loose having some loose pages present and splitting spine binding. The contents are first-rate, as are the wonderful historic illustrations. A very rare title, perfect for Civil War collectors and historians.