LOSSING, Benson J. The Pictorial Field-Book of the War of 1812; or, Illustrations, by Pen and Pencil, of the History, Biography, Scenery, Relics, and Traditions of the Last War for American Independence. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1869. 1072pp. Color frontis., additional steel engraved pictorial title page, profusely illustrated, maps. Extra-illustrated with 66 inserted plates. 3/4 gilt-ruled brown morocco and marbled boards, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, T.e.g. Front hinge slightly tender, very old waterstain to foot of leaves, else very good. HOWES L-478. HOWES L-478. Illustrated with several hundred sketches by the author. The 66 portraits inserted are all of relevant military figures mentioned in the text.