CAPTURING A LOCOMOTIVE: a history of secret service in the late war
Washington: The National Tribune, 1885. Early printing (first was in 1881). Octavo, red cloth stamped in black and gilt. Floral endpapers. pp , 354,  + 13 plates (complete). Appendices. Book a bit leaned; black spots to rear cover; spine has fading with much of the stamping rubbed away; page edges yellowed; cracked inner hinges repaired; 1889 ink owner inscription; some internal repairs to separations but a few leaves still protrude at fore edges; in all, just good at best, but now firm in the binding and complete. The story of Andrews' Raiders, a failed Union attempt to disrupt Confederate rail near Chattanooga.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover