The Capture, The Prison Pen, And the Escape
Giving a Complete History of Prison Life in the South, Principally At Richmond, Danville, Macon, Savannah, Charleston, Columbia, Belle Isle, Millin, Salisbury, and Andersonville: Describing the Arrival Of Prisoners, Plans of Escape, With Numerous and Varied Incidents and Anecdotes of Prison Life: Embracing, Also, The Adventures of the Author's Escape From Columbia, South Carolina, His Recapture, Subsequent Escape, Recapture, Trial as Spy, and Final Escape From Sylvania, Georgia.
With Illustrations By Captain Willard W. Glazier, U. S. V.
To Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing the Name, Rank, Regiment, And Post-Omlee Address of Prisoners.
"We Speak That We Do Now, and Testify That We Have Seen."
Publisher: United States Publishing Company
This book is in fair/acceptable condition. Hardcover. This is an antiquarian book that has had a long and illustrious journey through time and it shows. Please take a look at the pictures to ascertain the condition and state of this book. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. The burgundy cloth boards are hevily worn along edges, corners, and hinges. The cloth along the hinges is torn and frayed showing crashing. The text block is clean and crisp. Frontispiece portrait protected by tissue guard. FIRST EDITION. 422 pages -
--ABOUT THIS ITEM--
Uncover the gripping tale of prison life in the South during the Civil War with the first edition of "The Capture, the Prison Pen, and the Escape" by Captain Willard W. Glazier. This rare book offers a complete history of prison life in the South, from Richmond to Andersonville, with vivid descriptions and anecdotes. With an original frontispiece and 12 illustrations, this beautifully aged ex-library book is bound in reddish brown cloth and showcases the wear and patina of its 150+ years of existence. Get a glimpse into the past and witness the adventures of the author's escape, recapture, and trial as a spy in this historically rich piece of literature. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to own a piece of history!
Item Dimensions: 7.5 inches x 5.5 inches