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Meade's Headquarters 1863-1865:. Letters of Colonel Theodore Lyman from the Wilderness to Appomattox.

Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. "The poignant and constantly quoted letters of a volunteer aide" necessary for any study of the Army of the Potomac in the last eighteen montsh of the war." (Nevins Vol. 1, 123). A notation in Amos Tuck French's hand reads, "Theodore Lyman was Grand Marshall of the Porcellian Club [arguably *the* Havard student club] 1860-1866 - Men at the Front with Meade (Hon. Men. P.C. 1866) - ATF". Bookplate of Amos Tuck French at front pastedown. Letter in G. Agassiz's hand to A. T. French (both Harvard men, themselves) about the book and referencing WWI. Overall, a handsome copy. Very Good+ [Textblock Fine]. No DJ. Item #5580 Light shelf/edge wear, ownership bookplate at front pastedown, notation at ffep, letter and envelop tipped it at versos of half-title and frontispiece, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, blue cloth spine, grey paper boards, grey paper spine label, black ink lettering and decorative elements, in blind decorative element, frontispiece, tissueguard. 8vo. 371pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.
Price: $165.00     Item #5580