‘A Journal of Civilization’ that gives a nice snapshot of those turbulent times in the first two months of the Civil War
Packed with images, including one large wood engraving by Winslow Homer.
Serialized excerpt of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.
Includes a full 2-page map of the 'Seat of War'.
Front page image: “Uniforms of the Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Duryee, now at Fortress Monroe”
Vol. V – No. 232] Saturday, June 8, 1861 [Single Copy Six Cents
Some of the contents:
Some of the images inside:
Back pages has 2 cartoons, including ‘Columbia Awake at last’.
Advertising: Gardiner’s Compound for Rheumatism and Neuralgia, Worcestershire Sauce, Ward’s shirts, Lloyd’s Railroad map of America, Devln, Hudson & Co summer clothing….
Paper toning throughout, and especially bottom half of front cover. Paper distressed at left where bound in volume. Horizontal fold. Couple small tears with missing paper on cover. Small piece paper missing from front cover image. Small white blob of paint on front image. Some detachment along spine.
16 pages (#353-368).
16 ⅜” x 11 ⅜”
(Ships in large cardboard envelope)