The West Point Scrap Book: a Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy; with original illustrations. Oliver Ellsworth Wood.
The West Point Scrap Book: a Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy; with original illustrations
The West Point Scrap Book: a Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy; with original illustrations

The West Point Scrap Book: a Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy; with original illustrations

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1874. Hardcover. Second edition. 339, [2], 46-72 p.: engraved frontispiece map of West Point, many in-text illustrations; 23 cm. Rebacked using original publisher's green cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; blind-stamped illustration on both boards, which have been professionally rehinged. Dark brown endpapers. Publisher's catalog of military books on pp. 46-72 following text. The author, Lieut. Oliver Ellsworth Wood, had served in the Connecticut cavalry during the Civil War, prior to attending West Point. He became a first lieutenant in 1870 and was discharged as a Brigadier General in 1906. In Very Good Condition: professional restoration of original binding; scattered light foxing; pages are otherwise clean. Very Good. Item #002329

Price: $325.00