Boston: E. W. Sawyer, 1882. hardcover. Over 360 engravings. 2 color double-page maps of the Eastern and Western United States. 1048 double column pages. 4to, original 3/4 brown morocco, edges of corners rubbed, some foxing to margins and a few engravings, inner hinges strengthened. Boston: E. W. Sawyer, (1882). very good(-).
Author was the Vice-President of the Confederacy. This history starts with the discovery of America and concludes with the administration of President Arthur. Pages 606 through 838 are on the administration of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. The spine is titled, "Pictorial History of the United States"