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

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

FIRST EDITION, VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION, AND A CIVIL WAR CLASSIC NOW BECOMING SCARCE EVEN WHEN NOT THIS FRESH AND CLEAN AND BRIGHT.
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 set is illustrated throughout. One of the "Great War" series, which also includes PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT and MCCLELLAN'S OWN STORY, among other titles. Item #30851

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, the cloth is very bright and clean with brilliant gilt-work, the hinges are fine and sturdy, just very minimal evidence of age. Internally very fine indeed, looking completely unused, very clean and fresh with none of the typically encountered foxing.

Price: $575.00