History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C.S.A.

Baltimore, (MD): Kelly, Piet & Co., 1870. First edition. 8vo. 312 pp. Includes a unit roster. With the bookplate of the Mary De Renne Confederate Collection on the front pastedown; the wife of G. W. J. De Renne of Wormsloe, near Savannah, Georgia, Mary De Renne (1835-1887), "during the last decade of her life," assembled "an immense collection of Confederate books and pamphlets, later praised by Douglas Southall Freeman as 'second to none in the country'" (New Georgia Encyclopedia online). Howes W-592. Nevins I, p. 180: "A human chronicle, with many insights, of a little-known but valorous unit in Lee's army." Dornbusch II, 1398. Nicholson, p. 938. Coulter 482. Small label removed from the spine (no other markings), a very good copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated purple cloth (spine sunned). (9998). Item #63551

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