First edition of Mosby’s War Reminiscences and Stuart’s Cavalry Campaigns, by John S. Mosby.
Octavo, 264pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt with illustration of a horse on spine. Gilt illustrations of a camp scene and two lion heads on front cover. Light rubbing to spine, slight lean to text block. Previous ownership signature on title page. Numerous black and white illustrated plates. (Dornbusch II 1288) A very good example.
Written by the “Gray Ghost” of the Confederacy, John S. Mosby recounts his time with J.E.B. Stuart. A thorough look at the tactics that made him and Stuart feared by Union leaders.