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American Civil War | AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EPPA HUNTON
Hunton, Eppa. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EPPA HUNTON. Richmond: The William Byrd Press, 1933. Octavo. xx, 268 pp., frontispiece and 2 additional portraits. First Edition, number 59 of 100 copies, signed by Eppa Hunton, Jr. on the limitation page. Additional inscription by Hunton, Jr. on the front pastedown, dated 1938. As issued, in blue cloth with title in gold on the front cover and spine. An exceptionally bright and well preserved copy. Very Good+ or better. One page has very light pencil marginal note, otherwise, clean. Harwell notes in In Tall Cotton, “Even if this book had not been printed in a very small edition so that it is a special desideratum of collectors of rarities it would be of importance as a record of soldier life as seen through the eyes of the colonel of the 8th Virginia Infantry.” Harwell 99; Dornbusch II, 2806; Howes H-826; Nevins I, p. 109; II p. 66.
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