Stinson Memorial - Alonzo Palmer Stinson:. The First Portland Soldier Who Fell in Battle During the Civil War - Exercises at the Dedication of the Memorial to His Memory Erected by His Comrades of Company H Fifth Maine Volunteer Infantry - Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.
Portland, ME: LeFavor-Tower Company, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. A. P. Stinson was the first Portland, ME soldier killed in action during the Civil War. Also issued in a wraps edition, which it itself, very scarce. This hardbound edition, printed on heavy stock paper and richly illustrated, is quite rare and very seldom found in the condition as here. A very handsome copy. Near Fine. No DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, presentation slip tipped in at front, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, pale blue cloth spine, royal blue cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece, tissueguards. 8vo. 62pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #5548