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Lot 1160: J Disturnell UNITED STATES REGISTER OR BLUE BOOK FOR 1862 1861 Antique United States History Government Military Civil War Era Statistical Tables Hand-Colored Fold-Out Map

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by National Book Auctions

October 22, 2016

Freeville, NY, USA

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  • J Disturnell UNITED STATES REGISTER OR BLUE BOOK FOR 1862 1861 Antique United States History Government Military Civil War Era Statistical Tables Hand-Colored Fold-Out Map
  • J Disturnell UNITED STATES REGISTER OR BLUE BOOK FOR 1862 1861 Antique United States History Government Military Civil War Era Statistical Tables Hand-Colored Fold-Out Map
  • J Disturnell UNITED STATES REGISTER OR BLUE BOOK FOR 1862 1861 Antique United States History Government Military Civil War Era Statistical Tables Hand-Colored Fold-Out Map
  • J Disturnell UNITED STATES REGISTER OR BLUE BOOK FOR 1862 1861 Antique United States History Government Military Civil War Era Statistical Tables Hand-Colored Fold-Out Map
  • J Disturnell UNITED STATES REGISTER OR BLUE BOOK FOR 1862 1861 Antique United States History Government Military Civil War Era Statistical Tables Hand-Colored Fold-Out Map
   
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Title: United States Register, or Blue Book, for 1862. Containing a List of All the Principal Officers of the Federal Government, United States Census of 1860, Together with Authentic Political and Statistical Information Relating to the Separate States and Territories; the Organization of the Southern Confederacy, etc., and Other Portions of the Continent of America.
Author: uncredited author
Editor: J. Disturnell
Publisher: Published by Charles Scribner
City: New York
Year: 1861
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: iii/94 pages
Width: 5" Height: 7.25"
Book Details: Blue book or bluebook is a term often referring to an almanac, buyer's guide or other compilation of statistics and information. The term dates back to the 15th century, when large blue velvet-covered books were used for record-keeping by the Parliament of the United Kingdom. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth, with stamped gilt lettering/decoration on the front cover. The front hinge is cracked. The pages exhibit age toning and scattered foxing. The original blue wrappers are bound in. There is a private library stamp on the rear flyleaf.

There is a fold-out map at the beginning of the volume, depicting North America in brightly hand-colored detail. The map exhibits toning and foxing but is otherwise well preserved.

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