Billings, John D.
Hardtack and Coffee or An Unwritten Story of Army Life.
Boston: Hard Tack Publishing Co, 1901 . Early Reprint. Hardcover. "The best source on the army life and feeling of a Federal soldier; this delightfully written and humorously illustrated (C.W. Reed) work has rightfully become a classic." (Nevins, Vo 1, 59p). A very handsome copy, one of the brightest we've seen. Near Fine. No DJ. Item #5579 Very minor shelf/edge wear (focused at head and tail), else tight, bright and unmarred. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering, black ink decorative elements, frontispiece. 8vo. 408pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates).