New York: The Lincoln Cavalry Association, 1902. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. vii, 579pp. Numerous illustrations, decorative green endpapers. Good only. Decorative green front flyleaf a tasteful, replacement and title page/copyright page an expert archival replacement on period paper, while text block tight and nice; binding a bit edgeworn, rubbed and scuffed, with homely scrape at lower right corner of front board. Item #43885
Despite obvious condition issues and title page replacement, this is a tight and presentable, serviceable and handleable first edition of what James I. Robertson Jr. calls "An exceptionally fine study by the regimental adjutant; all the basic information is here." Sure it's rough, but this quite scarce title is priced accordingly. NEVINS I, 56.