Lot 155 of 522:
Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee 1871  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee

Author:
Cooke, John Esten

Place:
New York

Publisher:
D. Appleton & Co.

Date:
1871

Description:

vi, 577 + [4] ad pp. Illustrated with 3 steel-engraved plates, including frontispiece portrait, and 12 wood-engraved plates, with tissue-guards; plus 10 maps (1 folding in the back), showing noted several Civil War battle sites and cities, including Gettysburg. (4to) publisher's half morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition.

Early and thorough biography on the Confederate General Lee (1807-1870), largely discussing the American Civil War years.


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Condition:
Good amount of rubbing to boards; early gift inscription on front free endpaper, related newspaper clippings mounted to rear endpapers; very good.


 
Item number:
303400
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