Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (2006) 392 pp. Original red cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Binding very bright and clean. Top of spine slightly bumped. DJ has light wear at top of spine. Illust. w/ b/w photos/portraits. Contents very nice.
Fine in Fine jacket. Biography/James Breathed F/F/1st ed. This is the first biography every written of this important Southern officer, a doctor turned warrior, who grew in his abilities as his military career progressed. Breathed's resume of combat mirrors that of General Lee's legendary Army of Northern Virginia. Breathed's handling of horse artillery and accurate fire became reconizable to to his enemies. Author David P. Bridges, a Breathed relative, spent years researching his ancestor's remarkable life and career, bringing to light previously unkinown or overlooked primary and archival sources. Book condition is Fine; clean and tight, appears unread. 392 pages, First Edition. Maps, Photographs and tables. Appendix, index, notes and extensive bibilography. Dust Jacket Condition is Fine; glossy jacket with no nicks or tears and price intact. Covered with a mylar sleeve.
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