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    Edwin Forbes. Thirty Years After An Artist's Story of the Great War. New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1890. First collected edition. Four folio volumes. 319 consecutively numbered pages. Illustrated with nearly 300 relief-etchings after sketches from the field and 20 half-tone equestrian portraits by Edwin Forbes. Original brown cloth with titles stamped in blind on the front cover of each volume. The boards of volumes one and two are present but detached. The contents are clean and in very good condition.
    Edwin Austin Forbes (1839-1895) was an American painter and etcher probably best known for his battlefield scenes which were published in Frank Leslie's Magazine during the Civil War.


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