The Civil War 3 Volume Set by Shelby Foote. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep them for yourself.Good condition 3 Volume Set of 1st Edition Books entitled, "The Civil War" by Shelby Foote. The publisher is Random House of New York. T he books are not signed by the author.
The first volume, Fort Sumter to Perryville, was put out in 1958, a first edition, third printing. Notes third printing on the page behind the title page.
The second volume, Fredericksburg to Meridian, was put out in 1961, a first edition. The third volume, Red River to Appomatox, was put out in 1974, also a first edition book. Rear flap has date of 11/74 as required of a first state. This item came from the estate of a party that was a huge collector of Civil War books and artwork. Also, many items dealing with General George Armstrong Custer, and other historical figures and events.
So, keep looking to our online store here as they will be offered for sale separately. Some of the items are Native American artwork, Abraham Lincoln Books (Sandburg and a 9 Vol Collection of Abe's Papers & Correspondence), George Armstrong Custer artwork, and books on the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, both antique and vintage. Civil War books include a number of ones done by Bruce Catton and Shelby Foote. Also, Charles Lindbergh books and the salesman sample for the Beamish biography on him. We can do that by being a dealer in artwork for over 40 years, better controlling our acquisition costs, keeping commission costs low (if applicable).These books were written by Shelby Foote, whom was one of the analysts/commentators in Ken Burns acclaimed PBS Series, The Civil War. There are illustrations and maps in each book. Slight dusty smell to the books, no mold or mildew issues.
Foxing or brown spotting to the pages. No writing or owner marks/stamps in the books.
The books have grayish cloth hardcovers. The pages are well bound together in the volumes and each book still has the finish firmly on the spine. The dust covers are in place on all 3 books. They each have some minor wear and soiling and tears as shown in the pics.
A slight musty/dusty smell to the books. Each book is 9-7/8" tall, by 7" across, by approximately 2 wide. Volume 1 is 840 pages in length. Volume 2 is 988 pages in length. Volume 3 is 1,106 pages in length.
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