Narrative of Privations and Sufferings of United States Officers and Soldiers while Prisoners of War in the Hands of the Rebel Authorities: Being the Report of a Commission of Inquiry, Appointed by the United States Sanitary Commission; with an Appendix, Containing the Testimony [bound in Howard M. Hoyt's Indestructible Binding]
Narrative of Privations and Sufferings of United States Officers and Soldiers while Prisoners of War in the Hands of the Rebel Authorities: Being the Report of a Commission of Inquiry, Appointed by the United States Sanitary Commission; with an Appendix, Containing the Testimony [bound in Howard M. Hoyt's Indestructible Binding]

Narrative of Privations and Sufferings of United States Officers and Soldiers while Prisoners of War in the Hands of the Rebel Authorities: Being the Report of a Commission of Inquiry, Appointed by the United States Sanitary Commission; with an Appendix, Containing the Testimony [bound in Howard M. Hoyt's Indestructible Binding]

Philadelphia: King & Baird, 1864. Hardcover. "Printed for the U.S. Sanitary Commission." 15, [3], 17-283, [1] p., 4 leaves of plates: 1 full-page map of the prison at Andersonville, Ga.; 23 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards; the leather spine covered a metal spine, Howard M. Hoyt's Indestructible Binding, identified by a circular stamp on front fixed endpaper, dated 1876. The hinges were strengthened later with dark brown cloth book repair tape. The 4 plates are copies of photographs of Union soldiers after their return from imprisonment at Belle Isle. Howard M. Hoyt's Indestructible Binding was advertised in 1878 and 1879 in school and library journals, and in Publishers Weekly and The American Bookseller. Examples of this type of binding are very scarce. In Very Good- Condition: lacking the leather over the metal spine; boards are rubbed; front free endpaper chipped; a few pages soiled; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #004173

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