HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 17, 1863 – LIBBY & BELLE ISLE PRISONS

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Vol. VII—No. 335. 16 pp. [657-672], with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features panoramic view of the visiting Russian Fleet—“Reception of the Common [NYC] Council Committee by Admiral Lisovksi On Board The Flag-Ship “Alexander Nevski”. Interior illustrations include sketches of [1] “An Exterior View of the Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia,” [2] “Encampment of Union Prisoners at Belle Isle, Richmond, Virginia,” and [3] a fascinating full page sketch of an “Interior View of Libby Prison, Richmond, VA, Showing the Quarters of the Union Officers Confined There”. The latter illustration contains bust portrait vignettes of Capt. H.W. Sawyer. 1st New Jersey Cavalry, and Capn. Flynn;, 71st Ind.”

Exhibits old tape repair along left margin; fold to lower right corner of all pages. Else VG plus, w/smooth cover. Solid issue. In protective sleeve, w/white card backing. [jp/ld] [ph:L]

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