Images of the Civil War

by James M. McPherson

Publisher: Gramercy Books, Publisher: Distributed by Outlet Books in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementthe paintings of Mort Künstler ; the text of James M. McPherson.
ContributionsMcPherson, James M.
LC ClassificationsE468 .M229 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1710299M
ISBN 100517073560
LC Control Number92012166

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