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    Three Accounts of Nineteenth Century Army Life including: George F. Price. Across the Continent with the Fifth Cavalry. New York: Antiquarian Press Ltd., 1959. Second edition limited to 750 copies. 8vo, 705 pages. Reprint of the original 1883 edition with errata. Blue cloth over boards with title on the spine in gilt lettering. Some rubbing on the spine, but otherwise in near fine condition. [and:] James Larson. Sergeant Larson 4th Cav. San Antonio: Southern Literary Institute, 1935. First edition limited to 300 of which this is number 37. 8vo, 326 pages. Decorative blue cloth binding with title in gilt lettering on front board and spine. Minor rubbing on the foot of the spine and staining to the back board. Some toning and foxing of the pages. Edited and introduced by Larson's daughter, Annie Larson Blum. A very good copy. [and:] Ellen McGowan Biddle. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife. Philadelphia: Press of J. B. Lippincott Company, 1907. Inscribed by the author on half title page. First edition. 12mo, 257 pages. Illustrated. Original cloth binding over boards with title stamped on front board and in gilt letting on spine. Sixth Cavalry insignia on front in gilt and edges untrimmed. Some rubbing and fading on the foot and a small tear in the dust jacket, but otherwise in near fine condition. "A very good account of Army life at western posts after the Civil War." (Graff)
    Reference: Howes P582, B426. Graff 288.


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