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Lot 1572
A lot of Civil War Era books and newspapers. Included are a New York Tribune from June 1, 1861, with a front page story about Col. Elsworth; an original copy of the Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Pennsylvania 1863, published in 1864. This book contains a roster of all Civil War Pennsylvania Units; copy of The Boys In Blue: An Original Collection of War Poems and War Songs of the American Civil War, compiled by Angie C. Beebe and published by the Women’s Relief Corps in 1883; and a first edition copy of the Ghost Ship of the Confederacy by Edward Boykin, a historical biography of the USS Alabama and her captain, Raphael Semmes published in 1957. Newspaper: as folded 11in x 8.5in; report: 9.75in x 6in x 1.75in (675 pages); Boys in Blue: 8.125in x 5in x 0.50in (96 pages); Ghost Ship: 8.5in x 5.75in x 1.375in (404 pages. 3.76lbs. Our auction estimate on this lot is 100-10000. Holly

Condition

Newspaper: displays minor surface wear with some discoloration commensurate with age; report: displays surface wear commensurate with age; binding peeling; spine and back cover detached; signed SC Wilson on blank page; Boys in Blue: Displays minor surface wear with some discoloration commensurate with age; Ghost Ship: dust cover is torn in several spots and discolored; blank page has Irving S Merrell, Aug ’57 written in pen

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Lot Civil War Era Books Newspaper NY Tribune 1861

Estimate $100 - $10,000Aug 24