New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1914. 1st edition, presentation copy. Hardcover. SIGNED. 327pp. Octavo [21 cm] Dark green cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Good only. The extremities are gently rubbed and bumped, and the spine is darkened and rolled. There is a 1 x 1/4" from the head of the spine. The cloth at the foot of the spine is chipped, and there is a subtle glue-stained area on the lower third of the spine. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The cloth and board at the top edge of the rear cover has been sliced and neatly glued. There are four tiny splits in the endsheets along the hinges, and there is a 1 and 1/2 inch closed tear in the paper of the rear pastedown. There are blind stamps from a university institution on the front free endsheet and title page. The pages are tanned. The inside margin of the front free endsheet is adhered to the title page. The text block is cracked several times. Item #35895
Inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet. Thomas A. Ashby wrote Life of Turner Ashby.