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The History of the Tenth Cavalry, 1866-1921

Glass, E.L.N., editor

Published by Acme Printing Company, Tucson, AZ, 1921
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Warwick Books, member IOBA (South Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original black limp leatherette book with title in gilt and insignia of a buffalo imprinted on front along with an imprinted decorative border. 7" x 9 1/4". First edition of a limited run, printed for family and friends in 1921. Boards and interior pages are in near fine condition. The binding is tight, the pages are clean, the illustrations are vivid. The very tips of the boards are slightly bent. Color frontispiece of unit insignia, a buffalo, tipped in. Dedication to Col. Edwin B. Winans, who also gets a frontispiece photo, followed by a foreword by Gen. John J. Pershing, along with a full-page photo. A detailed history of the Tenth Cavalry Unit, one of two regiments "of colored men" formed by an act of Congress in 1866 in recognition of the role of "the colored soldier" in the Civil War. (The Ninth Cavalry was the other.) "In the years that followed" its formation, the book says, the Tenth "created for itself a record which cedes primacy to none." Black & white photo illustrations throughout. 145 pp. An exemplary copy of this scarce item. Bookseller Inventory # 77390

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Title: The History of the Tenth Cavalry, 1866-1921

Publisher: Acme Printing Company, Tucson, AZ

Publication Date: 1921

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First edition

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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