The Civil War: A Narrative; Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, Red River to Appomattox. Shelby Foote.

The Civil War: A Narrative; Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, Red River to Appomattox

New York: Random House (1958), (1963), (1974), 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo. 3 volumes: 840 pp.; 988 pp; 1106 pp. All three volumes bound in textured grey cloth with gold lettering blocked in blue on the spine, detailed maps on endpapers and pastedowns, grey topstain, numerous maps throughout. All three volumes are first printings in the correct dust jackets, volume 1 with price of $10.00 on the front jacket flap and "11/58" on rear flap; volume 2 with price of $12.50 and "11/63" on front jacket flap; volume 3 with price blackened out on front flap and "11/74" on rear flap of dust jacket . Broadfoot 202. Nevins 13. An attractive set of all three volumes in Foote's classic military study of the Civil War, uncommon in the first edition. Very near Fine / Very Good. Item #00008037

Volume 1 is a very near Fine book with a tiny ding to the rear board in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with a few tiny chips and a small area of discoloration to the front panel; volume 2 just about Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with wear and a couple of tiny chips to the crown of the spine panel and a few small closed tears; volume 3 is Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with a few traces of edge wear and toning and blackened out price ('$' visible) on front flap of dust jacket.

Price: $1,500.00

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