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Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia by: Francis A Lord
Book Title:Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia: Arms, Uniforms and Equipment of the Union and Confederacy
Author:Francis Alfred Lord
Size:8.38 x 11 in.
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For years the bible of Civil War collectibles, this book by noted authority Francis A. Lord comprehensively covers virtually everything an interested reader would' want to know about Civil War arms, uniforms, and equipment. Indispensable for identifying and describing the use of more than 800 items, the text contains material that is grouped topically and arranged alphabeticallyfrom artillery and cavalry accouterments to whips, water buckets, and writing equipment.
Over 350 rare photographs and drawingsmany from the author's own collectiondepict a vast array of articles, among them gilt eagle spurs, curry combs, sleeve insignias of rank, identification disks, digging tools, knapsacks, eating utensils, inkwells, lanterns and other lighting paraphernalia, medical supplies, patriotic sheet music, homemade playing cards, shaving equipment, and weaponsincluding pistols, revolvers, rifles, lead knuckles, machine guns, cannon, swords, mines, and torpedoes. Material is cross-referenced for quick location of individual entries.
A must-have book for museum curators, dealers, and collectors, this valuable reference will be equally treasured by writers, teachers, artists, students, and reenactors.