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    1888 N78 Duke "Histories of Generals" Booklets Complete Set (50) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry! Set GPA: 35.0; Registry Rank: #1 on the SGC Set Registry. This hotly pursued edition are not you're your traditional insert cards but educational and insightful multi-page booklets which offered a biography, some are actual first-hand accounts, of these most highly ranking soldiers. With the civil war not even 25 years past these men served as the "rock stars" of their era. Needless to say fragile paper, thin card stock front and back covers plus the stapled spine earns this beautifully series one of the most condition sensitive productions of the time. This is a set no serious 19th Century card enthusiast should be without. Examples higher than VG are very hard to find. Includes: Graded - SGC 60 EX 5: 2 booklets, Porter and Garfield; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 14 booklets, Breckinridge, Buell, Butler, Early, Gilmore, Hood, Howard, Johnston, Lee, Logan, McDowell, Morgan, Semmes and Sherman; SGC 40 VG 3: 10 booklets, Burnside, Forrest, Hancock, Hill, Kirby Longstreet, Lyon, Rosecrans, Smith, Sterling Price and Winfield Scott; SGC 30 GD 2: 5 booklets, Ewell, Halleck, Hooker, Sheridan and Sigel; SGC 20 FR 1.5: 19 booklets, Banks, Beauregard, Bragg, Farragut, Foote, Gordon, Grant, Hampton, Hardee, Jackson, Johnston, Magruder,. McClellan, Meade, Pemberton, Pickett, Polk, Sedgwick and Stuart.

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    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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