Title: Up Came Hill: The Story of the Light ...
Publisher: The Stackpole Company, Harrisburg, PA
Publication Date: 1958
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 4to. Grey cloth, pictorial dust jacket. vi, 344pp. Illustrations, maps. Very good/very good. Mild jacket edgewear; inoffensive dampstain on lower part of rear board and corresponding jacket portion. First edition, a tight and nice copy -- with a choice autograph addition: Tipped to the front flyleaf is a Typed Letter Signed from Schenck, 1p, 8½" X 11", Albany, NY, 1961 January 19. Addressed to noted Civil War and Lincoln scholar Arnold Gates (1914-93). Near fine. On letterhead of "Chambers of the County Judge," Schenck writes, "I regret that I feel I must resign from The Civil War Round Table of New York. I have found during the past couple of years that I have never been able to avail myself of the privileges of the Round Table. the increasing pressure of my Court business makes it unlikely that I will be able to join you." Signed in full in blue ballpoint. Warren W. Hassler Jr. calls this title "A sprightly narrative of A.P. Hill and his light division; hampered by the paucity of Hill manuscripts." NEVINS I, 43. Bookseller Inventory # 21498
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