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One of the Missing, Tales of the War between the States by Ambrose Bierce (Covelo CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1991)
One of the Missing, Tales of the War between the States by Ambrose Bierce (Covelo CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1991)
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1991
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Not on display
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Book With 14 Linocuts
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Object: 368 x 268 x 48 mm (14 1/2 x 10 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)
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North America
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Edition: first with these illustrations; stories originally published in 1892 as Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (see prospectus accompanying book). 79/120, signed by artist and author of introduction in graphite on colophon
Types of Papers/Materials Used: Lana Gravure paper; each print has protective translucent Swiss paper with gray pattern suggesting smoke
Binding: black German cotton, outer edge uncut, in matching slipcase
Volumes in Set:1;
Pagination:114 pp.+ introduction
Languages Used in Text:English;
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Remarks: introduction by historian Page Smith. Prospectus and order form laid in book.Decorated initials (historiated) at the beginning of each story, printed in black against dark red and white.

Accession Number:
1992.118.1-14
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Gift of James and Carolyn Robertson through the Artist Book Council

illustrated short stories of the American Civil War: horrors of war, death scenes, combat