RARE 1888 A28 DUKE "THE HEROES OF THE CIVIL WAR" N78/114 SERIES TOBACCO CARD ALBUM. Duke, Sons & Company in Durham, North Carolina.
The book is designated as album A28 in the American Card Catalog. The inside pages contain chromolithographic images of all 50 N78 (booklets) and N114 (cards) from Duke's "Histories of Generals" series. Detailed biographies are included for each of the 50 generals featured (25 Union & 25 Confederate).
The album has 30 inside pages, 25 of which feature the generals (2 per page). There is also an introduction page, 3 full-page images of famous battles (Merrimac & Monitor, Gettysburg, Manassas) and a center page with portraits of Generals Grant & Lee.
The booklet measures approximately 10 3/8" long and 6 3/4" tall. Condition of this collectible tobacco card album is VERY GOOD.
All the pages are attached, except for the last one (see photo). The covers are both attached.
The front cover has a tape repair on the inside for a small (1/2) tear to the top edge. The rear cover has several chips along edges. The inside pages have bright colors with no handwriting or other issues.
Overall, this scarce tobacco card album looks fantastic and is about as nice as you are likely to find. Please take a close look at the many photos I've provided and judge condition for yourself.
Cigarette Brands Made By Duke. Detailed Biographical Information For Each General Featured on Cards.
Biographical Information Continues on Back of Each Page. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please let me know. I will insure this item at my own expense. Txzj pxzj4713 txzj-11 txzj41 txzj71 txzj115. The item "1888 Duke A28 Tobacco Card Album Heroes of Civil War N78 N114 Histories Generals" is in sale since Sunday, September 6, 2020.
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