New York: Published by the Author, 1870. First Edition. Small Quarto, 94 pages, 17 illustrated plates with tissue guards; G+; fully bound in green cloth, front cover and spine have gilt lettering, front cover and back cover have profuse gilt tooling and rulers; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top of the spine and a small chunk missing from the bottom of the spine, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing and discoloration on both covers; pages have gilt along the edges of the text block, have age toning and a consistent blotch at the bottom edge, have minor to moderate detachment throughout the book, contains a large fold-out reference guide; shelved case 1.
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This volume entails an in-depth historical analysis on the painting "Longstreet's Assault at the Battle of Gettysburg" by artist James Walker. Bachelder describes the significance of each part of the battle and how the artist depicted specific units and battalions in the work.. This volume also includes correspondences from military figures on both sides that occurred during the battle.