First edition of Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan, in the publisher’s quarter brown leather.
Octavo, [two volumes], xiii, 500pp; xi, 486pp. Three quarter brown leather, brown cloth with illustration in gilt. Title in gilt on spine, decorative raised bands, compartments in gilt. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover in each volume. Dampstain affecting lower quarter of frontispiece and title page of Volume I, otherwise fine. Professional reinforcement to front hinges, solid text block in both volumes. Multiple maps and illustrations, complete in both volumes. (Nevins II, 88) Clean pages, bright illustrations, an attractive example.
Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888) served as a Union General during the Civil War and was notable for his close relationship with General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant.