Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. B&W photos & maps. First Edition. Cloth. INSCRIBED by the Editor Gary W. Gallagher on the front free endpaper, thick heavy 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering on spine, profusely illustrated with 8+ 8 + 9 + 8 groups, i.e., 33 B&W photos & 13 maps; archival mylar-protected cover over photographic dust jacket (unclipped) depicting General Robert E. Lee astride his horse Traveller at Chancellorsville by Guilliaume, Confederate gray endpapers, xxxv, [xliv] + 620 pages. 2 lbs 10.5 oz. Fine / Near Fine. Item #4139
Gary W. Gallagher is Professor of History at Penn State and author of several award-winning books on Civil War and Confederate subjects.
INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the distinguished Editor. EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION for this valuable discussion of Lee's generalship.
An important assessment of Lee as brilliant soldier and commanding general by important participants (e.g., Jubal Early & James Longstreet) and scholars of the Civil War such as: the editor Gallagher, Douglas Southall Freeman, Thomas L. Connelly, Charles P. Nolan, and Alan T. Nolan.
T. Michael Parrish has also prepared "The R. E. Lee 200: An Annotated Bibliography of Essential Books on Lee's Military Career."
Condition: Inscribed by the editor to "Robert L. Davis" on the ffe. Solid, clean, bright copy. Bright dust jacket with a small 3/8" cut at its upper right corner.