PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN. General United States Army.

(New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1888).

FIRST EDITION, NOW BECOMING SCARCE. Sheridan recounts his life as a West Point cadet, cavalry commander, American military observer to the Franco-Prussian War, infamous hero of the American Civil War, among other appointments and experiences. This beautiful production is illustrated throughout. One of the "Great War" series, commonly called “Shoulder Strap”, which also includes PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT and MCCLELLAN'S OWN STORY, among other titles. Item #24366

2 volumes. First edition. Steel-engraved portrait frontispiece and a profusion of plates and maps throughout, some of which are fold-out. 8vo, publisher’s original dark green cloth with gilt lettering and fine all over gilt pictorial decorations over the spines and upper covers. xiii, 500; xi, 486 pp. A very nice set, internally quite clean and fresh. The cloth is bright and unfaded but does have a bit of minor wear to the tips and extremities, a few spots on the cloth are quite unobtrusive. The bindings a bit shaken, the inner hinges are cracked though easily repaired.

Price: $350.00