Hardcover in non price-clipped dust-jacket. 463 pages. Bibliographic References, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with photographs. Stated first edition. No previous ownership marks. A history of Washington D.C. during the Civil War, a city transformed in four years from a meeting place for a loose confederation of states into a centralized hub of federal power and prestige. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy in near as new dust-jacket. Fine in a near fine dust-jacket.