There are also 3 personal inscriptions to Mr. If you like sleuthwork, this is for you. Find out who all these people were! Many of them were likely involved in the Civil War.
For example, I believe John G. McDaniel's cousin -- who wrote one of the personal inscriptions served with the Union Army. There is also an inscription by Mr.Day , who was apparently an agent of the U. Sanitary Commission during the war years. You have the autograph of J. Rodney -- a family/related descendant of General Caesar Rodney (member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence) -- who was instrumental in getting the statue of General Rodney erected in Wilmington, Delaware.
Here are more autographs I looked up, which appear to be people who served in the Civil War... (though I don't have time to look up all 70 names). Toward the back, a later owner (in 1925) collected 16 more autographs. Understand that the book is not inscribed cover-to-cover. There are many blank pages.
Here you have my best good-faith attempt to disclose all noteworthy issues. Keep in mind, though, that vintage/antique items always show their age -- Don't we all!
-- so please expect that there will be something about this item (or lot) that's not perfect. Even if it's "mint" or "new-old-stock, " it will still be somehow touched by Father Time. Amazing condition for its age (over 150 years).Leather is somewhat dry and aging (see photo) with rubbing at edges, but still looks pretty dramatic on front and back covers. Most of leather gone off spine.
Interior front cover joint cracked in front. Gold edges on pages are nearly intact. I don't see any pages coming loose -- all interior is very nice. Civil-war-era autographs (in quill/nib pen) are beautiful. As with all my listings (unless explicitly stated otherwise), this comes from a NON-smoking environment.(a) offering quality vintage merchandise with honest descriptions, and. (b) providing outstanding, professional customer service. Dead on arrival: an item that is broken so it does not function. And the listing did not state this.
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If you liked this item, check out what else I have for sale. Opens in a separate window/tab. The item "CIVIL WAR YEARS Book 70 AUTOGRAPHS Delaware History Caesar Rodney Connection" is in sale since Thursday, August 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical".
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