Ordeal by Fire: An Informal History of the Civil War.

PRATT, Fletcher.

Published by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, New York, 1935
Hardcover
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Illustrations by Merritt Cutler. 8vo. Blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 481pp. Line drawings, maps. Near fine/very good. Jacket a bit edgeworn, with a few small edge chips and an age toned spine. Top of jacket front flap bears a printed 3¼" X 1¼" title label affixed, correcting an altered subtitle inadvertently printed on the flap ("The Iron Age of the Republic, 1861-1865.") -- and presumably corrected in later printings. Scarce first edition, tight and quite handsome, of this overview that E.B. Long describes thusly: "With an awareness that this book contains errors and distortions, it is one of the more readable military histories." A superb copy in the seldom-seen jacket. NEVINS II, 25. Bookseller Inventory # 30088

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Title: Ordeal by Fire: An Informal History of the ...

Publisher: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, New York

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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