Haskell, Frank Aretas (edited By Bruce Catton)
Title The Battle of Gettysburg
Edition First Edition
Publisher Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958
Seller ID 117-5514
Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full gray cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in blue. Brown topstain. Blue endpapers. xviii +169pps. First Printing. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dust jacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has modest general edgewear and rubbing with shallow chipping along the top edge. The original price (3.50) is intact. Includes an Introduction by Bruce Catton.
"In Catton's Introduction, he states that the book 'is valuable in two ways. First of all, this Union officer was on the staff of the divisional commander who held the precise part of the Federal line against which was directed the most famous military assault in American history, Pickett's Charge. During all of it, he was in the exact storm center; and in this account, with the heat of battle still on him...he tells just what happened there, under the battle smoke that must always dim the sight of later generations..."
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FRANK ARETAS HASKELL BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG FIRST EDITIONS CIVIL WAR ACCOUNTS AMERICAN HISTORY UNION ARMY HISTORICAL COLLECTIBLE BOOKS NONFICTION