First edition set of The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-’64 by Horace Greeley.
Large octavo, [two volumes], 648pp; 782pp. Modern leather binding with brown cloth boards. Title in gilt on spines, gilt-ruled bands. New marbled endpapers and flyleaves. No additional printings listed in either volume. Solid text blocks, occasional foxing and toning to plates in each volume. Both with frontispiece portraits, protected with tissue. Previous ownership inscription on front flyleaf of Volume I. (Nevins II: 15) A handsome set.
Volume I published in 1864 and Volume II published in 1866, the true first printings. (Sabin 28482)