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Letters and Recollections of John Murray Forbes in Two Volumes  [ASSOCIATION COPY - Civil War, Union General, Rufus Saxton] by  Sarah Forbes [Edited By His Daughter] Hughes - Signed First Edition - 1899 - from Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member (SKU: 007522)

Letters and Recollections of John Murray Forbes in Two Volumes [ASSOCIATION COPY - Civil War, Union General, Rufus Saxton]

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Letters and Recollections of John Murray Forbes in Two Volumes [ASSOCIATION COPY - Civil War, Union General, Rufus Saxton]

by Hughes, Sarah Forbes [Edited By His Daughter]

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  • Signed
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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. Each volume inscribed "General Saxton / With kind regards of / Edward W. Hooper" on the front free endpapers. Captain Edward William Hooper [1839-1901] also known as E. W. Hooper, was aide-de-camp on the staff of Union General Rufus Saxton during the American Civil War, from 1862 to 1865. Hooper also served as private secretary to General Saxton, when he was given the rank of Captain. General Rufus Saxton [1824-1908] commanded the defences of Harpers Ferry in 1862, where he earned the Medal of Honor. Vol. I - ix, [3], 353pp, [1], complete with three tissue-guarded plates, as called for. Binding is tight, front hinge cracked, back hinge starting, wear to upper/lower spine edges. Vol. II - vii, [3], 264pp, [2], complete with 2 tissue-guarded plates, the fac-simile Letter, and the map, as called for. Binding and hinges are tight, light wear to upper/lower spine edges. Uniformly bound in blue cloth, gilt on spines bright, top edges gilt. Both volumes printed on laid paper, and have small Brentano's label inside the covers.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.

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Bookseller
Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007522
Title
Letters and Recollections of John Murray Forbes in Two Volumes [ASSOCIATION COPY - Civil War, Union General, Rufus Saxton]
Author
Hughes, Sarah Forbes [Edited By His Daughter]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1899
Keywords
John Murray Forbes, Edward W. Hooper Civil War General Rufus Saxton
Bookseller catalogs
BIO & AUTOBIOGRAPHY & HOLLYWOOD; MILITARY, WEAPONS & AMMO; TRAINS / RAILWAY;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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