First edition of The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade.
Octavo, [two volumes], vii, 389pp; vii, 432pp. Publisher’s green cloth, title in gilt on spines. First edition with Scribner’s seal on copyright page. Bookplate affixed to front endpaper of each volume. (Dornbusch II, 2288) (Nevins II, 75) (Eicher 543) Lacking the scarce dust jackets. Frontispiece portrait in each volume with tissue cover. Complete with 6 fold-out maps in Volume I, 24 maps of Gettysburg and fold-out map of the Army of the Potomac in Volume II.
A collection of letters from General Meade, with narrative from his son.