Title: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: The Civil War...
Publisher: Orion Books , New York
Publication Date: 1993
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
4to. Blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. xv, 336pp. Color frontispiece, extensive color illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Fine/near fine. Handsome first edition of this outstanding overview of the finest Civil War art by two of the finest Civil War and Lincoln scholars. Bears two fine autograph additions: Tipped to inner flyleaf are two Typed Letters Signed, one from Holzer and one from Neely: Holzer is a TLS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1975 May 30. Addressed to Lincoln and Civil War scholar Arnold F. Gates (1914-93). Very good. On "Congress of the United States" letterhead of Bella S. Abzug, who Holzer served as press secretary, he chats cordially about various Civil War and bicentennial matters. Signed simply "Harold" in blue marker. Also present is a TLS from Neely, 8½" X 11", Fort Wayne, IN, 1975 January 13. Addressed to Arnold Gates. Very good. On "Lincoln National Life Foundation" letterhead citing Neely as director, he thanks Gates for some Lincoln material. Signed simply "Mark" in blue ink. A superb first of this acclaimed title with a vintage letter from each author. Bookseller Inventory # 38898
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