High Old Salts
Washington City: Published For the Author, 1870. First Edition. Wraps bound into ¾ leather. Presentation to General Winfield S. Hancock. Also tipped in is an Hancock signature with Maj Gen after his name. Spine chipping in the leather, corners rubbed. Hinges good. / No Jacket. Item #2
Very rare narrative from directly after the War. Heavy on the navy and which is disrespectful in many ways to both the service and high ranking officers. It has a “chapter,” he calls them “letters,” on the Red River Campaign. Wraps bound into ¾ leather. Text VG+.
THIS IS A PRESENTATION COPY TO THE GREAT UNION CIVIL WAR GENERAL, WINFIELD S. HANCOCK. THERE IS AN INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER TO THAT AFFECT. HANCOCK WAS A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IN THE 1880S. also TIPPED IN IS THE SIGNATURE OF HANCOCK WITH MAJ GEN AFTER HIS NAME. A RARE COMBINATION!!