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Title: The Ordnance Manual for the Use of the Officers of the Confederate States Army
Place: Charleston
Publisher: Evans & Cogswell
Date: 1863
Description: First edition, prepared under the direction of Col. J. Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, and approved by the Secretary of War. Personalized full polished calf binding with raised bands. Major General William Preston's copy with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Preston (1816-1887) represented his home state of Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1852-55)

The Ordnance Manual for the Use of the Officers of the Confederate States Army. Charleston: Evans & Cogswell, 1863. First edition, prepared under the direction of Col. J. Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, and approved by the Secretary of War. Personalized full polished calf binding with raised bands. Major General William Preston's copy with his name stamped in gilt on the front cover. Preston (1816-1887) represented his home state of Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1852-55)

Condition

Fair-Good, the front cover has detached from the book itself, foxing and toning present throughout

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Gen. William Preston's Confederate Ordnance Manual

Estimate $500 - $800Oct 13, 2018
San Antonio, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Echeverry
Decorative Arts Specialist