Press enter after choosing selection

Civil War Again Ivil War

Civil War Again  Ivil War image
Parent Issue
Public Domain
OCR Text

Thr Akgüs has completed arfaniementa to offer its reatiei sbniethuig iva ly wortby to be ealled the y cMaNce of a lífe nME. To ofiVr thein sorneïliiog of weji-known tharoughly KStüMiVnt-ii ni estraordinary value, at such a ridiculousíy smadl sun that it seem aliuost inipoiilti. Containing Over One Thousand of the Illustrations That appeared in Harper's Weekly During tlie War. (Ajile of Harper's Weekly during the war is now worth $100.) 832 immense folio pages 16 x 11L inches. Equal to 3000 pages of usual roya! octavo size The COMPLETE, UNABRIDGED, ORIGINAL, AUTHËNTIC WORK, whicli hu alwuys Bold trom $16.00 to &30.O0. Issued in DOUBLÉ NUMBERS of 32 matnrnoth pages, af the same price of smaller works of only 16 pages. Thus we offer more illustrutions and the unabridged text of the best history extant, the two in one, for only 10 cents each doublé number. Why Harper's Pictorial History of the War is "the best History of the War." Because it is the only COMPLETE general history of' the War and of the causes leading to it. A lucid, dispassionate story of men and events as they were. A narrative of facts written Lu the very spirit of truth for the very trutli's sake. To the best written history is added a coilectiou of Oontemporaneous Illustrations whicli neither is nor can be equalled elsewhere. Pictures of men and places, of battie by sea and land, sieges, camps, fortresses, and everythiug connected with the civil and military Life at the time. In a word it contains all the most valuable and interesting illustrations from "Haeper's Weeklt" Dueing and Peeceding the Wae. This feature makes this history of incomparable vakte,, as it eontains over 1000 of these famous war pictures. lts editora were Mr. Richard Grant White, who wrote the iutrod'uctory cliapters, Dr. Aifred II. Guernsey and Mr. Henry M. Alden. Among the contributors were President Garfield, General Josjeph E. Johnston, General George H. Thomas, General Gouverneur K. Warren, and other prominent officers, both national and confedérate. With all the material accuinulated in their hands, the authors spent five years in writing the work. All the national and confedérate official documents were at their disposal, and were most freely used. Quite a number of these official documents are given in full. AETISTS. A Regiment of artists teil the story faithfully and with surprising clearneaa. Among them are to be found such distinguished names as Edwin Forbes, Thomas Nast, Sol. Eytinge. Theodore R. Davis, A. R. Ward, Granviüe Perkins, N. Jewett and other of the Harper Artists who have achieved a national reputation. The Size of the Pages and 1 No. ,. June 29i 1894. f Illustrations. ï ü The pages are same size as Harpj ArgllS COÜpOI). per's Weekly and among the illus%f U i - i trations are over 300 Portraits of Í I Harper's Pictorial History Of the j Distinguished Soldiers and States CÍVÍI War. men, mostly from photographs taken '■■■IA i (in 26 partsj during the war; Nearly 100 Maps, H M Plans and Sketches of Battlefields, 9 il S Q PART I. neariy 600 Authentic Sketches of : xbis Coupon and 10 cents Places of Note and Events of In: i tles you to oae Part. Brin or j terest, snch as Sieges, Battles, AIIT Í Seml tO Charges, Hospitals, Military PrisJKnn Ar5bor ArgUs, ons, Camp Life, Vessels of War, W I 1 1 i Naval Engagements, Reviews, Ret j Aua Arbor. j . t, i : Opera House Block. cePtl0US' EtcïmmmvmmmmuMMWiwimmmmi


Ann Arbor Argus
Old News