Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defences of Charleston Harbor in 1863; Comprising the Descent upon Morris Island, the Demolition of Fort Sumter, the Reduction of Forts Wagner and Gregg. With observations on heavy ordnance, fortifications, etc.; with the official reports of chief of artillery, assistant engineers, etc. Illustrated by seventy-six plates and engraved views. Published by authority.

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1865. First edition. 8vo. 354, 14 [publisher's ads] pp. Lithographed plates, some in color or tinted, including two of Fort Sumter, by J. Bien, folding maps, plans, and plates. Nevins I, p. 30: "A professionally detailed and technical collection of accounts of unsuccessful efforts to recapture Fort Sumter." Dornbusch III, 2461. Nicholson, p. 315. With the spine chipping mentioned, a very good copy. Original red cloth (rubbed, spine ends chipped, taking part of the publisher's name at the bottom and the tops of several letters at the head), gilt spine title. (10104). Item #63526

Price: $500.00

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