Reminiscences of Winfield Scott Hancock. Almira Russell Hancock.

Reminiscences of Winfield Scott Hancock

New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1887. First edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo. [6], vii-xiii, [1], 340, [2] pp. Bound in green cloth with the title in gilt on the front board along with a red, white, and blue clover design outlined in gilt, gilt lettering on the spine, boards with beveled edges, light green floral endpapers and pastedowns. Title page printed in red and black. Illustrated by a steel engraved frontispiece portrait of the author and by eighteen full-page illustrations, one in-text illustration, and two plates. Broadfoot 248. Nevins II 61. Hancock is best known for his success as a Union General during the Civil War, particularly his exemplary service at Gettysburg. This book was published by his wife shortly after his death in 1886 and is uncommon, especially in such fine condition. Near Fine. Item #00008072

A Near Fine book with a few traces of wear to the extremities.

Price: $850.00

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