Owens, John Algernon, with Willard Glazier >>
Title Sword and Pen, 1e : (1st Edition, 1880) Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier Author, in War and Literature . . .
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler & Company; 1880
Seller ID 12588
436 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Original full dark blue cloth, gilt decor and lettering on front and spine, pale yellow endpapers, 28 b/w illustrations including portrait frontispiece engraving of Willard Glazier. ; 1st edition, copyright 1880, title page 1880. ; Hero of cavalry unit in American Civil War, POW, many other military and civilian adventures. Complete subtitle: 'Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier, the Soldier-Author, in War and Literature, Comprising Incidents and Reminscences of his Childhood, his Chequered Life as a Student and Teacher, and his Remarkable Career as a Soldier and Author, Embracing Also the Story of his Unprecendented Journey from Ocean to Ocean on Horseback, by John Algernon Owens, Illustrated.' ; Moderate wear to extremities. Light bumps to tips. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Original owner name and date neatly penned on front blank page, also penned humorous text on dedicatory page, adding G. Washington, Lydia Pinkham, J. Caesar, etc. Front free endpaper missing otherwise book is intact, binding tight. Rare.