Item #589 Robert E. Lee: A Biography. Douglas S. Freeman.
Robert E. Lee: A Biography.
Robert E. Lee: A Biography.

Robert E. Lee: A Biography.

NY: Scribners, Vrios, 1935 on. Later Printings. Hard Bound. Spines are faded, but the scarlet boards are bright. Scattered heavy foxing throughout all volumes. All volumes square and tight. / None. Item #589


This work won the Pulitzer Prize in 1936.

In Tall Cotton-62: “A masterpiece of biographical and military history.” Howes-350. Nevins II-59: “A classic example of the biographical form; extensively researched, vividly written, balanced, judicious and a definitive portrayal.

None of the volumes carry the Scribner “A” but the copyright dates are very close to the first edition publications indicating a very early reprint.

If you collect Civil War literature, this is an absolute must. A masterpiece from the dean of Lee biographers and Army of Northern Virginia historians.