c1860s CIVIL WAR SOLDIER'S IVORY POCKET DIARY MOUNTED WITH SILVER SHIELD

Price: $785.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+


Very scarce collectible from a number of viewpoints this being an soldier's ivory six day diary as per Lord's Civil War Collector's Enclyclopedia, Volume III, page 94. A Civil War ivory pocket diary mounted with silver shield and catch. The soldier wrote his notes in pencil, traces can still be seen, then erased them when no longer needed. Monday through Saturday, 3 1/8" long x 1 5/8" wide, precisely the measurements in the Encylopedia. The inital R has been engraved into the silver shield and functional latch. Saturday has a blackish blotch on the back, Wednesday has a tiny edge missing. Very beautifully aged overall. Superb Civil War collectible.

Title: c1860s CIVIL WAR SOLDIER'S IVORY POCKET DIARY MOUNTED WITH SILVER SHIELD

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Categories: 19th Century Diary, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: 1863

Book Condition: Good+

Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall

Seller ID: 000535

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