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For Us the Living - Collector’s Edition
The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts

Collector's Edition - $50.00


For Us the Living - Collector’s Edition
The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts
Mort Künstler, text by James I. Robertson Jr., foreword by Harold Holzer

Signed by Mort Künstler

Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Published: October 2012
256 pages
ISBN: 1-4549-0157-8
ISBN13: 9781454901570
$50.00 US
all in color
Measures 10-3/8" x 11-1/4"

The Civil War tore the nation apart, pitting brother against brother. Marking the sesquicentennial of this epic struggle for America's soul, For Us the Living brings the crisis unforgettably to life through stunning paintings by acclaimed Civil War artist Mort Künstler and stirring text by Pulitzer Prize-nominated author James I. Robertson Jr., interwoven with eyewitness accounts. This deluxe edition, with a beautiful cloth cover stamped in gold, includes a ready-to-frame photographic print of a stunning new Mort Künstler painting inside.

Mort Künstler, America's premier historical artist, is renowned for his historically authentic and moving Civil War scenes. Künstler's work has been the subject of 18 books, selling more than 500,000 copies. He has exhibited in galleries and museums nationwide and received many awards.

James I. Robertson is the director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech. He has written more than 15 books and has received every major award given in the field of Civil War history. His biography of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

Harold Holzer is a leading authority on Abraham Lincoln. He has authored, co-authored, and edited 36 books, including The New York Times The Complete Civil War 1861-1865, Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: The Civil War in Art, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President, which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He currently serves as Senior Vice President for External Affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


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