Mathew Brady's Illustrated History of the Civil War, 1861-65 and the Causes That Led Up to the Great Conflict
by Lossing, Benson J.
Any buff of the US Civil War knows there is a BIG question on just how much Matthew Brandy actually shot with his camera. There is little doubt he often took credit for those working under him, and showed a bent at making the Brady name linger in history as the first to photograph a war from beginning to end. But that question pushed aside, forget who took what pictures, unless arguing that particular point, and simply sit back and get blown away by the sheer numbers of photos! Over 500 pages (often with half a dozen or more photos per page) of portraits, landscapes and even some illustrations in colour plates, this is a wonderful companion to the writings of Bruce Catton or Henry Steele Commanger.
Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY CIVIL WAR MATTHEW BRADY PHOTOGRAPHS
An exceptional copy. Portland House, 1996. Near Fine/Not Applicable. Brady, Matthew. (Inventory #: 2174215)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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