Bucklin, Sophronia E.
Title IN HOSPITAL AND CAMP: A Woman's Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher J. E. Potter & Company [Philadelphia]. 1869. (1869).
Seller ID 09-0054
1st edition. 380pp. 8vo. Green pebbled cloth with front cover giltstamped with a camp scene & gilt-lettered spine. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of the author + 19 other b/w engraved plates with 22 illustrations of various Civil War scenes courtesy of Harper & Brothers. Introduction by 'S.L.C.' The list of illustrations was printed with incorrect page numbers. The author (1846-1902), who was an upstate New York seamstress prior to the war, herein compiled her experiences as an army nurse in various hospitals & camps during the Civil War. Her account captures in detail all the Horrors of war, as well as giving early expression to women's rights issues. Spine cocked, but tight; corners bumped with heavy wear; moderate wear to spine extremes & other edges; 1/4' x 5/8' wound in the cloth on the back cover; spine gilt slightly dulled; light foxing on front & rear endpapers, front flyleaf, frontispiece & tissue o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. See PHOTO.
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