Presentation copy

The attack and defense of Little Round Top, Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1913. First edition. 8vo; pp. 350; photograph frontispiece of the author, with 7 other photographic plates; original navy blue cloth with the spine and the front cover lettered in gilt, t.e.g., decorations stamped in gilt and red on the upper cover; near fine with a few scattered spots of foxing to the leaves. An interesting presentation copy: the author inscribed this copy to Mr. George E. Vincent, Chicago February 5, 1913. George E. Vincent was a President of the University of Minnesota, an influential voice in the Chautauqua Education Movement, who helped to write the first sociology textbook published in the United States, and served as President for the Rockefeller Foundation ("George E. Vincent", American Sociological Association). He was a cousin once-removed to the famous Brigadier General Strong Vincent, whom Oliver Wilcox Norton fought with at the Battle of Little Round Top. Item #53858

Price: $375.00

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